Research on biofuels has taught me many different techniques that will make a huge difference in my research when I return to Brazil... This is not only because of the research itself, but also because of Canada’s cultural focus on environmental sustainability.
I would suggest Mitacs Step workshops to all grad students. The practical skills I’ve learned in these workshops have been invaluable during my job hunt, and have provided me with the confidence that I will in fact land the job of my dreams.
Soumendu is collecting data from linguistic centers of the brain and areas involved in motor planning. This data will contribute to the development of tools that will allow patients to communicate via EEG signals.
“I have always been fascinated by how organisms work and how DNA can shape a very big part of our lives. The possibility that we could understand how to manipulate DNA and modify or control it to produce benefits for humanity is fascinating.”