Recent Lab News

NSERC Funding for Derda Lab

NSERC Funding for Derda Lab

Dear Lab has been granted NSERC Discovery grant for years 2016-2021 and NSERC accelerator supplement awarded to outstanding research programs in Canada

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Congratulations to Frédérique for getting a Grand Challenges Canada research grant!

Congratulations to Frédérique for getting a Grand Challenges Canada research grant!

Frédérique Deiss, post-doctoral fellow, was awarded a research grant worth $112,000 from Grand Challenges Canada – Rising Stars in Global Health (Round 6). Grand Challenges Canada is funded by the Government of Canada and is dedicated to supporting Bold Ideas with Big Impact in global…

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2 accepted papers!

2 accepted papers!

Pavel’s paper “Rapid, Hydrolytically Stable Modification of Aldehyde-terminated Proteins and Phage Libraries” was accepted in JACS and Katrina’s paper “Rapid Enumeration of phage in monodisperse emulsions” was accepted in Analytical Chemistry (Congratulations for your first “first-author paper”!) Check out the publications section for more info…

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Congratulations to all Summer Fellowship Students

Congratulations to all Summer Fellowship Students

Congratulations to Katrina Tjhung, who is a recipient of her 3rd Alberta Innovates Health Solutions (AIHS) Summer Fellowship. Edith Lin received both AIHS summer fellowship and Lloyd and Margaret Cooley Memorial Studentship in Analytical Chemistry. Congratulations Edith! Two brand new lab members — Kaitlyn Lopushinsky…

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1st Prize at Sanofi BioGENEius Challenge Canada – Alberta

1st Prize at Sanofi BioGENEius Challenge Canada – Alberta

Congratulations to Jessica Wickware who won the 1st Prize ($2000) at the Sanofi BioGENEius Challenge Canada (SBCC) competition. The 2014 SBCC – Alberta Competition, held in the Telus Centre at the University of Alberta, show-cased 12 teams of young scientists and their work of the…

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‘Hot Paper’ in Angewandte Chemie

‘Hot Paper’ in Angewandte Chemie

Congratulation to Frédérique Deiss: paper accepted to Angewandte Chemie International Edition and invited for cover.

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Several Papers accepted (nearly accepted)

Wadim’s paper “Prospective Identification of Parasite Sequences” is accepted to Nucleic Acid Research! (Impact Factor 8) Congrats Wadim!! Frederique’s paper “Portable Cultures for Antibiotic Resistance” is accepted to Lab on A Chip and invited for cover. Collaborative paper with Anastasia Elias is accepted to Journal…

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Photos & Video from past Kenya Workshop

Photos & Video from past Kenya Workshop

The video and photographs from the workshop organized by Derda Lab in Kenya

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Lab Tech Position Available

Lab Tech Position Available

The Derda Research lab tech position is currently available. Please contact us for more details, or to apply.

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1st prize at the the SENTINEL pre-commercialization competition

1st prize at the the SENTINEL pre-commercialization competition

Congratulations to Frédérique Deiss, Maribel Funes, Katrina Tjhung who won the 1st prize ($3000) at the SENTINEL pre-commercialization competition.

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