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Gift provides advanced computing resources to Queen’s cancer researchers

Queen’s cancer researchers now have access to high-performance computing at no cost, thanks to a collaboration between Queen’s Centre for Advanced Computing (CAC) and

Stopping cancer in its tracks

The grant from the Canadian Cancer Society will provide opportunities for collaborations between researchers.

Researcher Andrew Craig understands the importance of stopping metastasis, the leading cause of cancer-related deaths. And with an innovation grant of $193,798 from the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS), Dr. Craig and his team hope to get one step closer.

Researchers working towards a cure

Four Queen’s University professors have received funding from the Cancer Research Society to continue their research into treatments for cancer. Lois Mulligan, Bruce Elliott, Peter Greer (QCRI Cancer Biology & Genetics division/Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine) and Madhuri Koti (QCRI Associate member/Department of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences) each received a $120,000 grant.

Four new Canada Research Chairs for Queen's

Four outstanding Queen’s professors have been named Canada Research Chairs, and two current Queen’s chairholders have had their positions renewed.
     The Canada Research Chairs program invests approximately $265 million per year to make Canada one of the world’s top countries in research and development. Chairholders are leading researchers in their areas and improve Canada’s depth of knowledge in the natural sciences, health sciences, humanities, and social sciences.

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