Su-Bin Park and Rebecca Hay Receive Research Day Awards

Carleton University’s Research Day was held on April 10th, 2015 with honours research posters presented by undergraduates in the Faculty of Science. The Abizaid lab had several representatives including placements in the top 3 of various departments. Su-Bin...

Harry MacKay Awarded Contract Instructor Teaching Award

Harry MacKay of the Abizaid was recently awarded a contract instructor teaching award. From the award website: Harry MacKay’s approach to teaching is centred on providing a mixture of rich, yet approachable, content over a diverse range of modalities. So far, he...

Harry MacKay Records Instructional Video about Concussions

To teach Neur1201 while attending Neuroscience 2014 in Washington, D.C., instructor and lab member Harry MacKay recorded a video about the neuroscience of concussions. The video has been made available on...

Four Poster Presentations at Neuroscience 2014

This year at Neuroscience 2014, in Washington, D.C., the Abizaid lab presented three research posters and one theme H poster. Visit our Neuroscience 2014 page to view the...

Zack Patterson Awarded Governor General’s Gold Medal

Lab member Zack Patterson was awarded the Governor General’s Gold Medal at convocation for his PhD in Neuroscience. This award is given to a graduate student at the head of the graduating class, and is the highest award given at convocation. More details...

Zack Patterson Graduates from PhD Program with University Medal

Congratulations to Dr. Zack Patterson, a long-time Abizaid lab member who recently graduated from the Neuroscience PhD program at Carleton University, being awarded the University Medal for Outstanding Graduate Work (Doctoral Level). Zack has been an integral...

Harry MacKay and Emma Murray Win Awards at YRF 2014

Two Abizaid lab members won awards at this year’s Young Researchers’ Forum at the Institute of Mental Health Research. Congratulations to Harry MacKay for his Best Basic Poster Award for “Alterations in Hypothalamic Feeding Circuitry and Leptin...

Zack Patterson Awarded Best Oral Presentation Award at Neurometabolics Club

Lab member Zack Patterson was awarded a best oral presentation award this year at the Neurometabolics Club in Montreal on May 25th. Zack’s presentation discussed the novel drug CF-801, designed by the Abizaid lab, and its ability to reduce acylated ghrelin...

Harry MacKay Designs New SfN Ottawa Logo

The Abizaid Lab’s Harry MacKay recently redesigned the Society for Neuroscience, Ottawa Chapter logo. The new logo has a more unique, modern, and colourful look. All future SfN Ottawa material will use the new...

Rim Khazall on TechGirls Canada Portraits of Strength

Lab member Rim Khazall has been featured on TechGirls Canada Portraits of Strength, highlighting accomplished women in STEM fields. “Portraits of Strength features women in STEM who have helped break barriers and achieved great things within their industry....