Inspired by the sea to fight cancer metastasis

CHEMISTRY FOR HEALTH

Macrolides are a class of natural products known for their antibiotic properties and in the past few decades, scientists have also shown they can be important allies in the battle against cancer. Queen’s University researchers are getting closer to developing a macrolide-based treatment.

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Rallying for resources

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Statistics Canada reports that about a quarter of the Canadian population holds some kind of post-secondary degree but for members of the country’s Indigenous community, that figure drops to just one in 10. This distinction serves as a reality-check for Alex Veinot, who is completing his PhD in chemistry at Queen’s University. As a member...

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Meet CSC’s new President

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Steven Holdcroft, the new President of the Canadian Society for Chemistry and chair of the Board, recently took a few questions from CIC News. What has motivated your participation with CSC, which has now culminated in this post on the Board? I have always welcomed the chance to work with an organization that offers a...

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