Biochemistry News

Undergraduate Students, who meet the eligibility requirements and are interested in carrying out a 13 or 16 week, 35 hours per week, research/development work term, under the supervision of a full-time faculty member or regular term appointee, are invited to submit an application to University Student Summer Internship Program (USSIP).  Students are limited to applying to only one department/academic unit at Memorial.  Research awards resulting from Memorial’s 2017-2018 internal competition must be taken up in the Summer 2017 semester.

Deadline for submission to Research Grant and Contract Services (RGCS):5:00 p.m., February 15, 2017


The deadline for applications for the 2017-18 competition is noon, Thursday January 26, 2017. Printed and signed hardcopies of the application, official transcript and the Approval Form for Release of Student Information must also be delivered to Research Grant and Contract Services (Bruneau Centre for Research and Innovation, Room IIC-2015) by the submission deadline.

Dr. Mark Abrahams

At its regular meeting on Dec. 1, Memorial’s Board of Regents approved the appointments of Dr. Mark Abrahams as associate vice-president (research) pro tempore and Dr. Mary Courage as acting dean, Faculty of Science.

Both appointments are effective Jan. 1, 2017.

Dr. Abrahams, who currently serves as dean of science, will replace Dr. Ray Gosine, who was named vice-president (research) pro tempore in October. Dr. Courage, University Research Professor, Department of Psychology, will replace Dr. Abrahams.