King's Program: Science

Michael Henschel

Director of Operations, C-CORE

Michael Henschel, BSc'91 sees mathematics as a language, a language he can use to explain the world around him. "Being a mathematician I basically write poetry," Michael, says. He says it with a grin and adds, "But I get paid a lot better than…

Tamara Franklin

Associate Professor, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Dalhousie University

Tamara Franklin faces a conundrum in her research. “We are limited by the thing we are trying to understand,” she says. That “thing” is the human brain. Think about that. Tamara is Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology and…

Victor Bomers

Quantitative Research Analyst

Victor Bomers says he isn’t sure exactly how he ended up on King’s Alumni Association Executive but he thinks it goes something like this: “One of my good friends was on the executive of the Alumni Association. At one point they were looking…

Loran Morrison

Anesthesiology Resident, Dalhousie University

Loran Morrison doesn’t have a lot of free time. But free time isn’t on her list of priorities. “There are a number of things that are fundamentally important to me,” Loran says. “Community is one. My family had received a lot of help from the…

Angus Morgan

Family Medicine Resident at University of British Columbia

Growing up, Angus Morgan had always been interested in the sciences. But he hadn’t considered going to King’s until a couple of mentors, friends a few years older than he, gave him some advice. “They said – ‘you can come to King’s like we did and…

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 a team of methodologists to design…

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 at the University of Alberta studying wetland…

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.…

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 X-ray…

Mark DeWolf

Sommelier, Creative Director, Food & Drink, The Saltwire Network

Sommelier Mark DeWolf considers himself a student of both the art and science of wine. “I find learning about the history and culture surrounding wine as compelling as the impact of climate, soil and technology, to be honest,” he explains. Mark…

John-Alec Tynan

Family Doctor

Upon graduating high school, John-Alec Tynan, currently a family physician living in Sydney, Australia, came to Halifax from his hometown of Burlington, Ontario, to meet with Admissions at Dalhousie University about doing a BSc there—but something…

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’s…

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…

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