VP Research Dr. Dennis Fitzpatrick talks about the University of Lethbridge's plans for growth in research expertise
U of L molecular biologists Drs. Igor and Olga Kovalchuk discuss their experiments with radiation and the implications for plant breeding and cancer treatment
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ITEM:1TITLE: Dr. Dennis Fitzpatrick, VP Research, University of Lethbridge
SUBJECT: #146 University of Lethbridge: Capacity Building
SYNOPSIS: Research funding and activity appears to be hitting the big time at the University of Lethbridge. And the man in charge of making it all come together is Dr. Dennis Fitzpatrick.
ITEM:2TITLE: Dr. Igor Kovalchuk, Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Lethbridge
SUBJECT: #146 Effects of Radiation and Stress on Plant Genomics
SYNOPSIS: Among the team of superstars locating at the University of Lethbridge are scientists like Drs. Igor and Olga Kovalchuk. After cutting their teeth on research into the effects of radiation after the Chernobyl accident, these molecular biologists have now set up shop in southern Alberta and are already making world class discoveries that will change plant breeding and cancer treatment.
ITEM:3TITLE: Dr. Olga Kovalchuk, Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Lethbridge
SUBJECT: #146 New Perspectives on Radiation Treatment