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Congratulations Xiao Peng! The 2020 Ross Hallett Memorial Scholarship in Biophysics Winner

Peng Xiao obtained his BSc in Physics from Beijing University, and his MSc in Condensed Matter Physics from Brock University. He began his PhD in Biophysics at the University of Guelph in 2016, determining, at the atomic level, how membrane proteins fold into their functional states. This subject is both of fundamental importance and of medical relevance, as membrane protein misfolding is associated with many debilitating disorders.

Congratulations to the Dutcher Lab on their Gryphon's LAAIR award!

Vanishing Act - From UofG Discovery to Commercial Product

The Dutcher Lab is working with its industrial partner Veriphy Skincare to commercialize a revolutionary cosmetic face mask that quickly dissolves into the skin, simplifying the use of the face mask and eliminating the waste associated with currently-available masks that must be peeled from the face and thrown away. This product capitalizes on the excellent film-forming ability of PhytoSpherix particles discovered in the Dutcher Laboratory at the University of Guelph.

2019 Hallett Scholarship Award Winner


Hallett Award Presentation, Erin Shelton, Barbara Hallett, John Dutcher
Erin Shelton, Barbara Hallett and John Dutcher

Congratulations to Erin Shelton on receiving the Ross F. Hallett Memorial Scholarship in Biophyiscs.

PhD Student Andrew MacLean wins at CAP Congress

Congratulations to Ph.D. student Andrew MacLean, who won first prize (and $200) for the best presentation by a student in the Division of Nuclear Physics at the annual Canadian Association of Physicists Congress held at Simon Fraser University, June 3 - 7, 2019.

Lia Formenti receives the 2019 Governor General's Silver Medal Award

Congratulations to Lia Formenti who has been awarded the 2019 Governor General's Silver Medal Award. The Silver medal is awarded to the undergraduate who achieves the highest academic standing upon graduation from a bachelor degree program. 

In addition to the Governor General's award, Lia has received a number of awards and scholarships during her BSc:

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