January 2019: The Verheyen Lab's first PhD student, Yi Arial Zeng (graduated in 2005) was recently featured in the ISSCR Newsletter for her work in mammary stem cells!
May 2016: Congratulations to to former Ph.D. student Dipa Pradhan-Sundd for being awarded the 2016 Lillie Award by the Histochemical Society (HCS) at their annual meeting
June 2015 Congrats to former PhD student Vilaiwan Fernandes for receiving the SFU Dean of Graduate Studies Convocation Medal awarded for anteing one of the universities most outstanding PhD students.
October 2014 Congratulations to Arial Zeng on receiving the Bienz- Waterman Award for best female presenter at the EMBO Workshop on Wnt Signalling - Broome, Western Australia.
August 2016: Congrats to former M.Sc. student Nathan Wray on his job at Stem Cell Technologies!
May 2016 Great article about the choices and challenges of a postdoc. Featured is Minna Roh-Johnson, who did an undergraduate research project (mentioned in the article!) in our lab in 2002.
2013 Congrats to former Ph.D. student Lorena Braid and her Aurora Biosolutions for being in the news about developing stem cell therapies:
" In 2013, the Department of National Defence (DND) awarded a contract to the Canadian company Aurora Biosolutions to produce stem cell research at DRDC centre in Suffield, Alberta. The goal of the research project is to develop Mesenchymal Stem Cell Therapeutics to be used by the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF). "