A heartfelt congratulations goes out to Pui Sai Lau who defended her PhD thesis on Monday. Pui Sai, a doctoral student co-supervised by the Coombes and Li labs, made significant contributions to the design, construction and workings of RNA-based structure-switching aptamers for biosensor development. Her work has been published in a number of articles, including the prestigious Angewandte Chemie International Edition (Impact Factor, 13.7). Pui Sai has been recruited to Pro-La
On Friday November 29, the Institute for Infectious Disease Research hosted its annual holiday party at the Staircase Theatre Cafe. Party goers were treated to great food, great company, an open mic, and rocking tunes courtesy of the Null Hypothesis - our very own house band! The second set featured our own Sarah Reid-Yu on the mic, singing ‘I Choose You”. Ticket proceeds were donated to the Michael Kamin Hart Memorial Scholarship and other local charities.