Person: Dr Wayne Grover

Nathalie Des Rosiers

Nathalie Des Rosiers has been appointed president of the Canadian federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences (CFHSS). Des Rosiers is dean of the civil law section in the Univ of Ottawa’s faculty of law and is a proponent of law reform. She succeeds Dr Noreen Golfman, an English professor and dean of graduate studies…

Dr Philip Sherman

Dr Philip Sherman has been appointed scientific director of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research’s Institute of Nutrition, Metabolism and Diabetes, effective January 1/09. Sherman holds a Canada Research Chair in gastrointestinal disease at the Univ of Toronto and is a professor of paediatrics, microbiology and dentistry at the Hospital for Sick Kids. He replaces…

Dr Malcolm King

Dr Malcolm King has been appointed scientific director of the CIHR Institute of Aboriginal People’s Health, effective January 1/09. King is a member of the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation and a professor and senior scholar in the Univ of Alberta’s department of medicine. A founding member of CIHR governing council (June 2000…

Dr Wayne Grover

Dr Wayne Grover and Dr Safa Kasap of TR Labs have been elected as fellows of the Royal Society of Canada. Grover is best known for pioneering technologies that dynamically heal Internet network outages, while Kasap has made significant strides in optoelectronic devices and materials….