Posted: Jun 27, 2016

Novel Bio-markers for Diagnosis and Treatment of Stress

Description Dr. Dean Befus at the University of Alberta in collaboration with Dr. Thomas Ritz at the Southern Methodist University have identified calcium-binding protein spermatid specific 1 (CABS1) protein forms......


Posted: Nov 26, 2015

Photocleavable Affinity Tags for Ultra Pure Protein Purification

Description Affinity tags are highly efficient tools for purifying proteins from crude extracts. However, most affinity purification elusion schemes require a change in buffer condition, such as addition of imidazole......


Posted: Dec 15, 2014

Fluorinated Fructose Derivatives for PET Imaging

Description Positron emission tomography (PET) is a non-invasive nuclear medicine imaging technique that produces a three-dimensional image of physiological processes and tissue micro environments, which is used for diagnosing and/or......


Posted: Aug 20, 2014

Hyperspectral Imaging for Ore Froth Processing

Description Closed loop assessment of mineral froth is typically not possible using conventional ore processing technology, because the assessment of product quality and prediction of product recovery require laboratory analysis.......


Posted: Aug 15, 2014

Flexible-Base Electrode Array and Method of Manufacture

Description University of Alberta researchers have developed an electrode array supported by a flexible base that can be used for both stimulation and recording of neurons in the brain and......


Posted: Jan 17, 2014

What’s in the Box?™

Description In an effort to determine how “engineering types” learn, over 120 students of a University of Alberta materials engineering class were surveyed, and the majority classified themselves as visual......