LEoPARD students present at the 2021 Colorado Mesa University Student Showcase

On Friday, April 30th, our hard-working research students seized upon the opportunity to present not one, but two posters at the 2021 Colorado Mesa University Student Showcase. The venue allowed for these bright young researchers to show off the promising results of the many sacrifices they have made over the past one or two semesters. … Continue reading LEoPARD students present at the 2021 Colorado Mesa University Student Showcase

Our commentary “Revisiting nanoparticle-assay interference” is now live

Our recently-accepted commentary, "Revisiting nanoparticle-assay interference: There's plenty of room at the bottom for misinterpretation" is now live at Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology B: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. The commentary discusses how, despite the accelerating developments in nanomaterials and nanotoxicology, there remains much that is misinterpreted due to the interference of nanomaterials with biochemical and … Continue reading Our commentary “Revisiting nanoparticle-assay interference” is now live

LEoPARD begins one-month countdown to major fundraising push for SuRe-BET

During the first week of April 2021 -- LEoPARD will be holding two fundraising events to support undergraduate student research in biochemistry at Colorado Mesa University, primarily for our Summer Research towards Biochemical Evaluation of Therapeutics (or SuRe-BET) initiative! Firkin fundraiser at Kannah Creek Brewing Company On Monday, April 5th, LEoPARD will be the beneficiary … Continue reading LEoPARD begins one-month countdown to major fundraising push for SuRe-BET

LEoPARD features in a CMUnow story

Recently, we were visited by Kelsey Coleman, Creative Content and Social Media Specialist at the Colorado Mesa University Marketing and Communications office. Visiting with student-researchers Brett Duncan and Austin Lorenz, she crafted a truly inspirational story. The story can be read at CMUnow -- the official hub for news and stories from Colorado Mesa University, … Continue reading LEoPARD features in a CMUnow story

Faculty Professional Development Funds awarded

The Laboratory for Evaluation of Pharmacological Agents in Remediation of Disease (LEoPARD) at Colorado Mesa University has been awarded $4,800 in internal funds for individual and collaborative projects. Awards were disseminated via the Faculty Professional Development Fund (FPDP), an annual program at CMU established for projects facilitating the scholarly and creative development of faculty members. … Continue reading Faculty Professional Development Funds awarded

Our mentee Callum Yoker wins big at Canada-Wide Science Fair

We at LEoPARD are effusively proud of our young mentee, Callum Yoker! Callum is a 13 year-old student at Tecumseh Vista Academy, who in late-March participated in the Windsor Regional Science, Technology, and Engineering Fair, and won the St-Clair College CWSF Grand Prize. By way of this award, he was selected to represent the Windsor … Continue reading Our mentee Callum Yoker wins big at Canada-Wide Science Fair

Undergraduate Research Incentive Fund (URIF) awarded

Happy holidays! We're thrilled to have been awarded a University of Windsor Faculty of Science Undergraduate Research Incentive Fund (URIF), which will help us with an undergraduate project already underway. We previously reported having been awarded an Undergraduate Research Experience (URE) grant, which is currently funding an undergraduate-driven research project, Development of a gut-friendly probiotic towards the … Continue reading Undergraduate Research Incentive Fund (URIF) awarded

Undergraduate Research Experience (URE) grant awarded

We've been awarded a University of Windsor Undergraduate Research Experience (URE) grant, enabling us to further our carrying-out and dissemination of undergraduate-driven research. Jointly adjudicated by the Office of Research and Innovation Services and the Centre for Teaching and Learning, this $2,000 grant will help to defray expenses related to supplies (e.g. labware), knowledge mobilization … Continue reading Undergraduate Research Experience (URE) grant awarded