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Congratulations to HPI Faculty member, Dr. Susan Kutz

for being named Canada Research Chair NSERC Tier 1 CRC in Arctic One Health (Faculty of Veterinary Medicine). For more details see the UToday article: https://cumming.ucalgary.ca/news/3-ucalgary-faculty-named-canada-research-chairs

Congratulations to Affan Siddiq from the Buret lab for successfully defending his MSc Thesis on June 8th.

Well done Affan! The title of Affan’s thesis is: "The role of Extracellular vesicles in Giardia-microbiota interactions." Affan will now start a new chapter as he enters Medical School in July at the University of Calgary, Cumming School of Medicine.”

Congratulations to HPI faculty member, Dr. Mindi Summers for receiving a UCalgary Teaching and Learning Grant

The theme of the grant is "Developing Infrastructure for Student-Led 3D Digitization of Zoological Specimens to Advance Student Learning and Research opportunities." And the recipients are Dr. Mindi Summers, PhD, Kevin Duclos, Rob Alexander, Dr. Sarah Anderson, PhD, Dr. Marjan Eggermont, PhD, and Arminty Clarke. For more details, see the UToday article from May 26, 2021.

Congratulations to Affan Siddiq, MSc student in the Buret lab for being awarded an ASIP 2021 Trainee Scholar Award

Affan will be recognized for his achievement at the upcoming The American Society for Investigative Pathology 2021 Annual Meeting at Experimental Biology which will be held virtually, April 27-30.

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