From Macdonald to Moderna

Hamilton Bennett Hamilton Bennett played an instrumental role in the development of a COVID-19 vaccine that made headlines around the world. As the senior director for vaccine access and partnerships at Moderna, Bennett, BSc(FSc)’07, has been overseeing the development of the company’s COVID-19 vaccine. She says her days as a student at Mac helped prepare her for the most memorable year of her life. [Read…] [Lire…]

McGill PhD candidate on being part of the UN World Food Programme’s Nobel Peace Prize

Kate Sinclair is working at the World Food Programme Sri Lanka while simultaneously finishing her PhD in Human Nutrition at McGill. Her job, as an International Nutrition Consultant for World Food Programme Sri Lanka, was uneventful that day. But when Kate returned home, she tuned in to the virtual Nobel Peace Prize ceremony where the UN World Food Programme (WFP) was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for 2020. [Read…] [Lire…]

What makes certain groups more vulnerable to COVID-19?

What makes the elderly and people with underlying conditions more vulnerable to COVID-19? According to a new study led by McGill University researchers, clues can be found in the proteins involved in initiating infection, as the virus binds to host cells of different animals. [Read…]

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