On Friday August 22nd, 2014, sixteen members of SGC at University of Toronto completed the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge outside the MaRS building (video here). As part of the challenge, SGC's Director, Aled Edwards nominated Takeda's General Manager Tetsu Maruyama.
News from SGC
The Structural Genomics Consortium in Toronto hosted ChemNET's first Bootcamp for the 2013-2015 trainees.
SGC Toronto held the “Histone methyltransferases; Structure, Mechanism and Inhibition” symposium in Toronto on Thursday August 21st, 2014
Faster Cures interviews SGC Director Aled Edward on their Innovators spotlight.
SGC Toronto will hold the “Histone methyltransferases; Structure, Mechanism and Inhibition” symposium in Toronto on Thursday August 21st, 2014. During this one-day epigenetics symposium ten renowned speakers will present their work on Protein Arginine Methyltransferases (PRMTs), Protein Lysine Methyltransferases (PKMTs) and related medicinal chemistry.
The SGC took part in the Times Cheltenham Science Festival in June this year.
U of T research centre shares gene discoveries to expedite development of cures
A news article in this week's Nature Medicine entitled "Patent-free pact pushes the boundaries of precompetitive research" highlights the work of the SGC's precompetitive public-private partnership model that requires an agreement to make all output freely available to the public without any restriction on use, such a th