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U of T President Meric Gertler offers 'deepest condolences' after terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday
University of Toronto President Meric Gertler has condemned the string of bombings in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday that left nearly 300 people dead and hundreds more injured.
“The University of Toronto community shares in the shock and sadness felt around the world in response to the terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka yesterday,” President Gertler said in a statement on Monday.
The genes necessary for the growth and survival of stem cells are influenced by the biomaterials on which they’re cultured, researchers at the University of Toronto have found.
The study by researchers at the Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomolecular Research found that different substrates, used to coat the surface of the lab dish for the cells to adhere to, can change the cells’ molecular states – and potentially their behavior – and should be considered in future research.
For University College student Mia Durkovic, travelling to Tbilisi with other University of Toronto undergraduate students broadened her horizons and left her rethinking her career path.
“After returning to my regular English student life, I realized that I was longing for the political focus that I had on the trip,” says Durkovic, a student in the Faculty of Arts & Science majoring in English with minors in European Union studies and philosophy.