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Nov 18, 2016 — Dr. Jones Inducted into the Royal Society of Canada

Nov 18, 2016 — Dr. Jones Inducted into the Royal Society of Canada

Dr. Nina Jones would like to thank the Royal Society of Canada for the honour of being inducted into the Royal Society’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists, and for the chance to meet and mingle with the incredible cohort of new and established members. She celebrated with a brief tour of historic Kingston and the world-famous Big Apple. More photos of the day can be seen here

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Sept 13, 2016 — Dr. Jones Named to College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists by Royal Society of Canada

Sept 13, 2016 — Dr. Jones Named to College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists by Royal Society of Canada

Dr. Nina Jones is deeply honoured to be inducted into the College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists of the Royal Society of Canada. The official induction ceremonies will take place in Kingston on November 18, 2016. More information about the 2016 Cohort of the College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists is available here.

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July 16, 2016 — Jones Lab Receives CIHR Grant

July 16, 2016 — Jones Lab Receives CIHR Grant

The Jones Lab is thrilled to announce our success in obtaining a five-year project grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) for the grant application ‘Molecular Regulation of the Kidney Filtration Barrier’. We are grateful for this funding which will help us continue to our research.

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June 17, 2016 — Melanie Awarded Donald F. Forster Medal

June 17, 2016 — Melanie Awarded Donald F. Forster Medal

Jones Lab doctoral graduate Melanie Wills has been named the 2016 recipient of the Donald F. Forster medal for doctoral graduates. The Donald Forster medals are awarded to one Master’s graduate and one Doctoral graduate each year in recognition of their outstanding academic achievement, motivation, innovation and leadership. Congratulations Melanie!

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May 11, 2016 — Dr. Jones Honoured with Kidney Foundation Award

May 11, 2016 — Dr. Jones Honoured with Kidney Foundation Award

Dr. Nina Jones was thrilled to receive the Award of Merit for Outstanding Community Partner from the Kidney Foundation of Canada. Following the award presentation, Dr. Jones delivered a short presentation to members of the Kidney Foundation and fundraisers. The Kidney Foundation members and fundraisers then spent the evening getting a first-hand look at the inner workings of a primary research laboratory investigating the mechanisms of kidney disease. Thank you to all those who attended, and to the members of the Jones, Mosser, and Van Raay labs who helped to make the night a success. More photos from the event can be found here.

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May 3, 2016 — Welcome Ben

May 3, 2016 — Welcome Ben

The Jones Lab welcomes Ben Ferrier, a B.Sc. Candidate in Molecular Biology and Genetics, into the lab as the recipient of an Undergraduate Research Assistantship. Congratulations Ben!

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May 1, 2016 — Welcome Back Hayley

May 1, 2016 — Welcome Back Hayley

After earning her B.Sc. in Molecular Biology and Genetics at the University of Guelph, Hayley Lau is officially rejoining the Jones Lab as an M.Sc. candidate. We are looking forward to having you back in the lab Hayley!

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April 25, 2016 — Hayley Wins 2016 Gibco BRL Microbiology Research Excellence Prize

April 25, 2016 — Hayley Wins 2016 Gibco BRL Microbiology Research Excellence Prize

Jones Lab member Hayley Lau was recognized for the quality of her work in her fourth-year undergraduate research project. The Gibco BRL Microbiology Research Excellence Prize is awarded to the MCB undergraduate student who has produced and presented the best overall research project in MCB*4500 or MCB*4510. Congratulations Hayley!

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Dec 17, 2015 — In Memoriam of Dr. Dan Dumont

Dec 17, 2015 — In Memoriam of Dr. Dan Dumont

The Jones Lab is deeply saddened by the loss of Dr. Jones’ Ph.D. supervisor Dr. Dan Dumont. Dan was a brilliant scientist and a warm, caring and compassionate man. His research in cell signalling and angiogenesis laid the groundwork for much of what we study and its impact will be felt by generations of research scientists. We will miss you Dan.Please visit the Sunnybrook Hospital and Glen Oaks Funeral Home memorial pages.

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Nov 6, 2015 — Claire and Rachael Attend 2015 American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week

Nov 6, 2015 — Claire and Rachael Attend 2015 American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week

Claire and Rachael traveled to San Diego to attend the 2015 American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week from November 5th to the 8th. Claire presented her work ‘The ShcA phosphotyrosine adaptor protein modulates nephrin endocytosis’ at the poster session with great success. More photos of the event can be seen here.

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Sept 16, 2015 — Jones Lab Raises $642.06 at Kidney Walk Bake Sale

Sept 16, 2015 — Jones Lab Raises $642.06 at Kidney Walk Bake Sale

Thank you to everyone who came out to support the Jones Lab’s bake sale in support of the Kidney Foundation of Canada’s 2015 Kidney Walk and thank you to everyone who helped facilitate this event by contributing their time and baked goods. Thanks to your generous support we raised a total of $642.06! More photos from the event are available here.

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Sept 8, 2015 — Welcome Afreeda

Sept 8, 2015 — Welcome Afreeda

The Jones lab welcomes Afreeda Mahesaniya into the lab as an M.Sc. candidate. Prior to joining the lab, Afreeda earned her B.Sc. in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Guelph.

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