The Ottawa Institute of Systems Biology is located at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Ottawa. The aim of the institute is to develop and apply systems biology to biological studies relevant to human diseases.
Congratulations to Drs Marjorie Brand and Marceline Cote for being awarded 5-year CIHR project grants. Dr. Cote's work will focus on how Ebola and Marburg viruses enter cells while Dr. Brand's work will begin to decipher how leukemia's acquire resistance.
Hard Crystals - Soft Heart. Learn about Jean-François Couture's passion for research and how his team is using structural biology to hopefully one day fight mixed-lineage leukemia. Read 4th year Translational and Molecular Medicine student Catherine Gnyra's article : A glimpse into the research of Dr. Jean-François Couture, a warm relatable scientist with a passion for cold, hard science.
Did you know it was a toss-up between pursuing a career as an international DJ or biomedical research for OISB member Bill Stanford? Read about what motivates Bill, why he likes the Artic Monkeys and his game changing stem cell research in 4th year Translational and Molecular Medicine student Jessie Duong’s article : You-yes you! – are filled with endless potential (or at least your stem cells are).