Connell Lecture Series: Dr. Kristin Parent

Written by Annoj Thavalingam   On October 24th 2018, our Connell lecturer Dr. Kristin Parent arrived from Michigan State University to present her research on a novel mechanism of phage capsid stabilization. Transcripts decided to continue the conversation by meeting Kristin via Skype and discussing […]

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On the nature of the PhD and learning to be a scientist

written by Dr. Justin Nodwell illustration by Nikko Torres September, 1986. I am a rotation student visiting a lab in the. Medical Sciences Building here at the University of Toronto. Students are gathered around Dr. Rob Dunn who was inspecting a piece of X-ray film bearing the results of a DNA sequencing experiment carried out…

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