University of Saskatchewan News


Dr. Darrell Mousseau (photo by SHRF)

U of S Alzheimer’s research receives big boost

September 21, 2015

The Alzheimer Society of Saskatchewan and the Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation (SHRF) recently announced $1 million in funding to renew the Research Chair in Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementia held by Dr. Darrell Mousseau.

PhD student Jaivime Evaristo (right) with his supervisor and co-author, Professor Jeffrey McDonnell.

Making a splash in Nature

September 2, 2015

Although only in his second year as a PhD student, Jaivime Evaristo is making a splash in the world of water research.

Saroj Kumar is developing techniques to harness infrared light to detect cancer signatures before any physical changes occur, and to improve treatments for breast cancer patients.

Tracking breast cancer before it grows

July 23, 2015

A team of scientists led by University of Saskatchewan researcher Saroj Kumar is using cutting-edge Canadian Light Source techniques to screen and treat breast cancer at its earliest changes.

U of S researcher Curtis Pozniak leads a lab tour following a Genome Canada funding announcement. The Canadian Press Images/Liam Richards

Tackling agri-food challenges at the genomic level

July 21, 2015

With funding now secured, a number of researchers at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) will begin work on large-scale agri-food projects designed to address big challenges at the smallest level. 

Dr. Terra Arnason

Perseverance, payoff and potential in research

June 15, 2015

For non-scientists, Dr. Terra Arnason’s latest published work has a daunting title—The SNF1 Kinase UBA Domain Restrains its Activation, Activity and the Yeast Lifespan.

Min Wu and John Tse

Searching for the rules governing glass

June 9, 2015

Materials scientists Min Wu and John Tse have solved a small piece of a puzzle that has perplexed researchers for years: the structure of glass, or more precisely, metallic glass.

Robert Henry did his PhD research on Aboriginal gangs.

Inside Aboriginal gangs

May 29, 2015

They spotted him while he was out with his wife at a Regina mall. Five men from a rival gang started making trouble, chasing him outside and down a back alley. Steps ahead of his pursuers, he ducked into a car.