MUN researchers receive over $1.2M in research funding, opens new core science facility

December 1, 2021
Memorial University researchers have received almost $1.2M in funding from the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador for four research projects. Over $486K will go to the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging, which is led by Faculty of Medicine epidemiologist Dr Gerald Mugford. Over $280K will fund a project on materials led by assistant professor Dr Michael Katz, while $272K will fund the acquisition of a confocal microscope for a research project led by Dr Rodney Russell. $148K will fund a project co-led by Dr Deepika Dave and Dr Chris Parrish that is focused on maximizing NL’s salmon, shrimp, and seaweed waste resources. MUN also recently officially celebrated the grand opening its new Core Science Facility. MUN | NTV (NL)