In 2015, Alison McGuigan and her team unveiled TRACER, a rolled-up strip of engineered tissue enabling scientists to mimic the way cells grow in a tumour. Two years later, they’ve created a new tool that now lets researchers watch tumour cells reorganize over time. (Courtesy: Alison McGuigan) September 29, 2017 | By Jennifer Robinson

Expert in microfabrication and disease modelling awarded Connaught Fund McLean Award

Alison McGuigan (ChemE) receives $125,000 prize for her work that aims to create better mechanisms for predicting how well promising drugs will work in patients


With his startup company Deep Genomics, Professor Brendan Frey (ECE) marries machine learning and genomic science to develop genetic medicines. (Photo: Johnny Guatto) September 27, 2017 | By Chris Sorensen

U of T Engineering spinoff Deep Genomics raises US$13 million to fund expansion

The startup, launched in 2015, combines artificial intelligence, or AI, and genomics research to help develop genetic medicines


Jason Jaewoon Park September 22, 2017 | By Luke Ng

Addressing unique patient needs with technology: U of T offers engineering training to medical students

Master of Engineering program gives MD students advanced tools to understand the design of medical technologies


City Logger Team September 20, 2017 | By Tyler Irving

Better transportation planning? There’s an app for that — and it needs your help

New smartphone app designed by U of T Engineering researchers will track users’ movements to inform transportation planning across the Greater Golden Horseshoe


Andres Lombo and Aidan Aird September 20, 2017 | By Xarissa Thompson

These Schulich Scholars want to make science exciting for kids

Award honors two students with a passion for STEM outreach joining Engineering Science


Professor Ali Sheikholeslami demonstrates the features of a test chip designed by his former PhD student Joshua Liang to his MASc student, Danny Yoo, in the lab. (Credit: Jessica MacInnis) September 20, 2017 | By Jennifer Robinson

U of T attracts Fujitsu Laboratories R&D centre to Toronto

Fortune 500 juggernaut will also create research collaboration centre at University