King's Program: Science

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, 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 “the ability to take a different approach and a…

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…

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…

Benjamin Langer

Family Doctor in Sioux Lookout

Benjamin Langer takes out a metaphorical pencil and draws a neat line from what he studied at King’s to what he is doing today. Benjamin currently practices comprehensive family medicine in Sioux Lookout, ON. That includes emergency medicine,…


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