Media Release | November 22, 2016
A rare microbe that was once thought to be insignificant has turned out to be one of the most abundant single-celled hunters in the ocean, and a team of researchers led by UBC have captured the first glimpse of these elusive predators.
Media Release | July 1, 2015
A single-celled marine plankton evolved a miniature version of a multi-cellular eye, possibly to help see its prey better, according to University of British Columbia (UBC) research published today in Nature.
August 5, 2014 - by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
Using chisels, blowtorches and cameras, three UBC researchers turn their passion for science into objets d’art.
Media Release | May 8, 2014
A genomic investigation by UBC researchers has revealed that a lethal parasite infecting a wide range of insects actually originated from pond scum, but has completely shed its green past on its evolutionary journey.
Media Release | July 25, 2013
UBC researchers have apprehended tiny, elusive parasites that have plagued oysters from B.C. to California.
Media Release | November 5, 2011
Seven University of British Columbia professors have been elected Fellows by the Royal Society of Canada (RSC) and were honoured at a ceremony yesterday at the University. The 2011 fellowships were awarded to individuals who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in the sciences, social sciences and the arts and humanities.