Biochemistry is the study of chemical processes associated with living organisms. Biochemists use concepts of biology, chemistry, physics, mathematics, microbiology and genetics to unravel the complex puzzles of life.
Nutrition is the science that studies both the means by which we obtain and use foods and food components in the body, and the effects of food intake on health.
Atlantic Canadians have one of the highest risks of dying from cancer in Canada and every year, around 1,600 annual cancer deaths are from Newfoundland and Labrador.
Research is, therefore, critical to address the effects of cancer on this region’s population. Specifically, research that can deliver more personalized and effective treatments with fewer side-effects, as opposed to a one-size fits-all treatment. This is called precision medicine.
On Saturday, May 14, everyone is invited to an open house event that will take place under and around the blue whale skeleton that hangs in Memorial's new Core Science Facility.
Come learn the story of the whale skeleton and take part in interactive learning opportunities, and have lots of fun along the way.
The Faculty of Science held its first interdisciplinary research conference April 8-9.
Scientific Endeavours in Academia (SEA) brought together undergraduate and graduate students, post-doctoral fellows and faculty from across the faculty’s nine departments and five interdisciplinary graduate programs.