Posted: Jun 13, 2019

Novel Composite Monolith as a New Solid Phase Extraction Material for Environmental Analysis

Description University of Alberta researchers have developed a new material of a composite silica monolith nested in sponge (SiMNS) for solid phase extraction. The application of the new SiMNS material......


Posted: Aug 2, 2018

Novel FOXM-1 inhibitors for diagnosis and treatment of cancer

Description Researchers at the University of Alberta are utilizing their new insights into the mechanism of action of FOXM-1 inhibitors to design first in class oncology drugs targeting FOXM-1 protein.......


Posted: Aug 2, 2018

Novel SERS-Based Biosensing platform for prostate cancer

Description Researchers at the University of Alberta have developed biogenic silver nanoparticles which can be used as plasmonic labels for enhanced spectroscopy applications. The nanoparticles can be modified with Raman......


Posted: Mar 13, 2018

Off-Axis Spiral Phase Mirrors To Create Vortex Beams

Description There has been an increased interest in taking advantage of the orbital angular momentum properties of light via helical wavefronts for various applications in manufacturing, imaging, and communications. By......


Posted: Jan 19, 2018

Biobased Phosphorus Containing Polyol With Fire-Retardant Properties

Description Vegetable oil based polyols have been successfully commercialized and utilized in polyurethane production, such as for automotive or building applications. One of the problems with using biobased polyurethane foams......


Posted: Jan 16, 2018

Chipless Printable Sensor For Non-Contact Pipeline Monitoring

Description Underground pipelines can be very difficult to monitor for signs of deterioration, especially deterioration due to pipe corrosion. Even if a failure occurs, it can be difficult to locate......


Posted: Jan 4, 2018

High Flow Antifouling Filtration Membranes

Description In recent years, improved membrane technologies have been used for water and wastewater filtering due to their low energy consumption, ease of preparation at scale, and the breadth and......


Posted: Aug 30, 2017

New Methods of Phosvitin Extraction from Egg Yolk

Description Eggs have long been recognized as a source of high-quality protein and other important nutrients in the human diet. Phosvitin is a principal phosphoprotein present in egg yolk and......


Posted: Sep 20, 2016

Surgical Kinematic Capture System

Description The Surgical Kinematic Capture System is a new device that objectively assesses open surgery skills, and that supports open surgery training by providing real-time feedback to a trainee performing......


Posted: Sep 9, 2016

Prevention of Abiotic Stress-Induced Yield Losses in Crops Through Manipulation of Phytohormonal Pathways

Description The Ozga/Reinecke lab at the University of Alberta has been working with pea as a model crop for 23 years.  The researchers have found that manipulating plant phytohormones (with......


Posted: Jun 15, 2016

Dry Powder Based Respirable Bacteriophage Compositions

Description Background: Bacteriophages are viruses that target and eliminate specific bacteria. They are potential alternatives to chemical antibiotics and are under development as therapeutics for various infectious diseases, including respiratory......


Posted: Jun 15, 2016

MagnetTx: New Innovations in Cancer Research

https://youtu.be/RCRJecMZoes There’s precious few changes in this world that, in a few minutes, can have a transformational impact. But this is one of them, and in cancer treatment, no less.......