Metal oxide nanomaterials in blood plasma

Great news! We have a manuscript that has just been accepted for peer-reviewed publication: "Assessment of the toxic potential of engineered metal oxide nanomaterials using an acellular model: citrated rat blood plasma." The manuscript has been accepted only 8 days after submitting to the journal Toxicology Mechanisms and Methods, and with no revisions requested. We expect the … Continue reading Metal oxide nanomaterials in blood plasma

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2015 – A brief review

Please note that a few updates are already in-effect below.  Happy New Year from the Dieni Research Group! 2015 was an interesting and inspiring year for us. Here's a quick look at some of our notable developments over the past 12 months. Our alumni Our two alumni, Neal Callaghan and Patrick Gormley, have continued to … Continue reading 2015 – A brief review

Our 2014 Honours Students convocate!

Today was a very bittersweet day for the Dieni Research Group. While we have been, are, and always will be extremely proud of our two honours students- Patrick Gormley and Neal Callaghan- they are, in fact, no longer our students at all. May 12th, 2014, marked Mount Allison University's 151st convocation. It also marked the … Continue reading Our 2014 Honours Students convocate!

“Physiological hepatic response to zinc oxide nanoparticle exposure…” is now online

Our recently-accepted publication, "Physiological hepatic response to zinc oxide nanoparticle exposure in the white sucker, Catostomus commersonii" is now available on the ScienceDirect site for Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - Part C: Toxicology and Pharmacology. As of April 5th - the paper is available in its unformatted, uncorrected version http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cbpc.2014.03.009 As of April 18th - the paper … Continue reading “Physiological hepatic response to zinc oxide nanoparticle exposure…” is now online

Manuscript receives final acceptance by Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology – Part C: Toxicology and Pharmacology

It's official! Our provisionally-accepted manuscript, "Physiological hepatic response to zinc oxide nanoparticle exposure in the white sucker, Catostomus commersonii," was revised and has now received final acceptance in the journal Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - Part C: Toxicology and Pharmacology. We're proud to say that the editors informed us of the good news a little over … Continue reading Manuscript receives final acceptance by Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology – Part C: Toxicology and Pharmacology

Neal and Pat present at ARCP 2013

Neal Callaghan and Pat Gormley have both delivered research presentations at the 6th Annual Atlantic Regional Comparative Physiology Workshop this past weekend, October 18th-20th, held at the Huntsman Marine Science Centre in beautiful St. Andrews, New Brunswick. On Saturday, Pat delivered an oral presentation entitled "In vitro effect of cerium oxide and zinc oxide nanoparticles … Continue reading Neal and Pat present at ARCP 2013

Neal and Pat present at the Mount Allison Summer Undergraduate Research Fair (SURF)

Neal and Pat have both recently presented their summer research at the Mount Allison University Summer Undergraduate Research Fair (SURF), which was held on September 20th, 2013. SURF is an annual student-run event that gives Mount Allison students in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and the humanities, the chance to share and present their research to a … Continue reading Neal and Pat present at the Mount Allison Summer Undergraduate Research Fair (SURF)