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Hamilton virology lab gets a ‘grasp’ on COVID-19 testing

January 14, 2022 /  Department News
Source: Hamilton Health Sciences

Hamilton virology lab gets a ‘grasp’ on COVID-19 testing

The Hamilton Regional Laboratory Medicine Program, together with the McMaster Manufacturing Research Institute — directed by Stephen Veldhuis — and Coreprint Patterns, created a grasping tool to confront global supply-chain shortage on forceps and keep up with the demand of COVID-19 tests.

Ten McMaster researchers named Canada Research Chairs

January 12, 2022 /  Department News
Source: Brighter World

Ten McMaster researchers named Canada Research Chairs

Acting Dean Heather Sheardown, Zeinab Hosseinidoust, and Igor Zhitomirsky are among 10 McMaster researchers who have been named Canada Research Chairs as part of a national strategy to make this country a global leader in research and development.

Mac Eng student wins Pat Burnell Young Investigator Award for infectious aerosol research

December 17, 2021 /  Department News

Mac Eng student wins Pat Burnell Young Investigator Award for infectious aerosol research

Mathura Thirugnanasampanthar, a current MASc student and soon-to-be PhD student in chemical engineering, has received the Pat Burnell Young Investigator Award at a premier international conference for her research on infectious aerosols.

Student research fair inspires budding entrepreneurs and innovators

December 15, 2021 /  Department News

Student research fair inspires budding entrepreneurs and innovators

On November 24, nearly 200 students attended the 6th Annual Research & Entrepreneurship Fair which occurred virtually on Hopin.

Innovating with empathy: Student-led research team earns silver for novel bacterial treatment

December 13, 2021 /  Department News

Innovating with empathy: Student-led research team earns silver for novel bacterial treatment

The McMaster SynBio Team has received a silver medal at iGEM (International Genetically Engineered Machine), the world’s largest synthetic biology competition and conference, for their biological therapy project targeting inflammatory bowel disease (IBD.)

Researchers create contamination test for dairy products, using technology that can be printed inside containers

December 8, 2021 /  Department News

Researchers create contamination test for dairy products, using technology that can be printed inside containers

Researchers have developed a test to reveal bacterial contamination in dairy products well before they have a chance to reach anyone’s lips.

Associate Dean recognized with two academic fellowships

November 30, 2021 /  Department News

Associate Dean recognized with two academic fellowships

Steve Hranilovic, professor and associate dean (academic), has been recognized for his significant leadership and research concerning optical wireless systems with two distinguished fellowships.

In the Media: Canada's mask guidance has changed. Here's why you might need an upgrade

November 25, 2021 /  Department News
Source: CBC News

In the Media: Canada's mask guidance has changed. Here's why you might need an upgrade

Your cloth mask may not be as protective as you'd like, espe

McSCert project to help assure the safety of focused ultrasound medical device

November 23, 2021 /  Department News

McSCert project to help assure the safety of focused ultrasound medical device

MsSCert collaborates with Arrayus Technologies on a project to help assure the safety of focused ultrasound medical device.

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