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…

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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