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Science Literacy Week 2015: Exploration & Innovation

Sept 21-27, 2015 - events at UofT libraries and UofT

DEMO: 3D Printing Live!

Date: Thursday, September 24, 2015

Time: 10:30am-12:30pm

Location: Lobby, Gerstein Science Information Centre

Registration: No registration necessary - just drop by!


Did you know that University of Toronto students, staff, and faculty have access to two 3D printers at the Gerstein Science Information Centre? Learn more about 3D printing, watch one of our beautiful Replicator 2 printers in action, and find out how you can become a certified user with 3D Printing @ Gerstein + MADLab.

DISPLAY: The Fathers of Stem Cell Research: Till & McCulloch

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Date: Monday, September 21-Sunday September 27

Time: All-day (during regular hours)

Location: Lobby, Gerstein Science Information Centre


Did you know that the stem cell was Canadian discovery in 1961?  Learn more about this groundbreaking discovery by U of T medical pioneers Dr. James Till and Dr. Ernest A. McCulloch, nominees for the 2009 Nobel Prize in Medicine and Physiology for their research on transplantable stem cells.  Till and McCulloch’s discovery has laid the foundation for some of today’s innovative treatments in regenerative medicine.

[image source: "Human embryonic stem cells" by Images: Nissim Benvenisty - Russo E. (2005) Follow the Money—The Politics of Embryonic Stem Cell Research. PLoS Biol 3(7): e234. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.0030234. Licensed under CC BY 2.5 via Wikimedia Commons.]

 

Can't make it into the library?  Discover more in our virtual book display: The Fathers of Stem Cell Research: Till & McCulloch

 

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