King's Program: Science

Jennifer Corcoran

Assistant Prof, Dept. of Microbiology & Immunology (Cross Appointee, Dept. of Surgery), Dalhousie University Faculty of Medicine

Dr. Jennifer Corcoran says that like many research scientists, she’s interested in how things work. For the past year and a half she’s run her own lab at Dalhousie University, where her team is currently studying virus-induced cancers like Kaposi...

John-Alec Tynan

Deputy Medical Director, SOS International, Sydney, Australia

It was Sunday and Dr. John-Alec Tynan was on call as Deputy Medical Director of International SOS in the Sydney, Australia office. SOS provides medical services and advice to companies whose employees are working in remote or developing areas. On that day the calls...

Jaime Wertman

PhD student, Dalhousie University

Ask Jaime Wertman about the things she likes best these days and she might mention working with zebrafish. The transparent ones. The ones in the Berman Lab at Dalhousie University. The ones that are described as “robust models” for studying cancer...

Mark DeWolf

Sommelier, Manager Custom Content, Food & Drink, The Chronicle Herald

So two economists walk into a bar - “and they walk out sommeliers,” laughs Mark DeWolf. It’s not exactly the way it happened for Mark, but it is pretty close. Mark graduated from King’s he says with &ldquo...

David Herbert

Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry at the University of Manitoba

Take a stroll through David Herbert’s lab in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg (wearing safety glasses, of course) and you’ll be walking through the playground of a synthetic chemist. You’ll spot an...

Elizabeth Scarratt

Director, Institutional Programs Division, Research Services, University of Calgary

A twenty million dollar University of Calgary project was on the line. The ship carrying the equipment, an incoherent scatter radar, was in California. It had to get to Resolute, Nunavut before winter ice started to build in the Northwest Passage.  The risk...

Anna Bishop

MSc Candidate, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta

There are gap years and then there’s Anna Bishop’s gap year. Anna took a year off after King’s. She had graduate studies in mind and, in fact, before the year was up she was accepted into a program...

Emma Mew

Clinical Research Project Manager, The Hospital for Sick Children

“I wear two hats,” Emma Mew says.  She’s talking about her job as Clinical Research Project Manager at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. “When I wear my epidemiologist hat,” Emma continues, “I work with...

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