New Funding Approved

posted Apr 19, 2010, 5:40 PM by Philip Kim

The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada has awarded the Kim Laboratory with a Discovery Research Grant running for six years. Also a large collaborative project to study genetic causes of colorectal cancer, of which we are a part of, was awarded funding by the Ontario Research Fund under the Global Leadership in Genomics Round 2 (GL2) program.

We are very grateful for the funding which allows us to carry out our exciting research.

New Graduate Students

posted Aug 25, 2009, 8:12 PM by Unknown user   [ updated Nov 7, 2009, 3:57 PM ]

The Kim Lab welcomes two new Graduate Students.

-    Nisa Dar
        
Nisa has joined the lab as a new graduate student effective September 2009. Nisa has done her Masters in Population Genetics and her undergraduate degree in Biochemistry. In Kim Lab, Nisa will be working on the determination of protein domain specificity.

-    Mark Sun

Mark has joined the lab as a new graduate student effective August 2009. Mark has done his undergraduate degree in Computer Science at UBC.

U of T comes out in the top in citation rankings

posted Aug 6, 2009, 6:11 AM by Philip Kim   [ updated Aug 6, 2009, 6:19 AM ]

Two prestigious rankings carried out by ScienceWatch and the HEEACT (Higher Eductation Evaluation and Accreditation Council of Taiwan), both based on ISI citation data, put the University of Toronto in top positions, 13th and 11th respectively. It is as such nestled just below or above such peer institutions as MIT, Yale or UC Berkeley.

First Grant Approved

posted Jul 11, 2009, 11:58 AM by Philip Kim

The Canadian Foundation for Innovation (CFI) has just approved a grant under the Leadership Opportunities Fund (LOF) and will be funding the purchase of a new high-performance computing infrastructure for the Kimlab.

First Work Accepted for Publication

posted Jul 11, 2009, 11:45 AM by Philip Kim   [ updated Jul 11, 2009, 11:48 AM ]

The first study of the Kimlab was just officially accepted for publication. It is a large-scale, multi-platform study of SH3 domain binding in yeast and an international collaboration of many laboratories, namely the Boone and Sidhu laboratories (the main drivers of the project) as well as the Cesareni, Bader, Volkmer and Kim labs. It will appear as Tonikian et al. in the prestigious journal PLoS Biology.

New Lab Member

posted Jul 9, 2009, 12:23 PM by Philip Kim   [ updated Jul 9, 2009, 11:27 PM ]

The Kimlab welcomes a new member. Dr. Sangjo Han has joined the lab as our first Postdoctoral Fellow effective July 1, 2009. Dr. Han hails from Korea and did his Ph.D. work at the prestigious Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) under Prof. Dongsup Kim.

See Kimlab People.

Kimlab Intranet Goes Live

posted Jul 9, 2009, 12:21 PM by Philip Kim

The Kimlab Internal Pages including archives of past presentations, shared files, etc. is now live. You can access it here. (Login required)

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