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Trent Hosts Visit by MP the Honourable John McCallum
July 7, 2007

On July 19th Trent University hosted a visit by the Honourable John McCallum, MP for Markham-Unionville and finance critic for the official opposition.  The purpose of Mr. McCallum’s visit was to meet with some faculty and discuss issues centred on funding for research and the commercialization of research.

Mr. McCallum met with a number of Trent faculty affiliated with the DNA Building including professors Craig Brunetti, Barry Saville and Neil Emery.

Included in the discussions were prof. Susan Apostle-Clark, vice-president academic, Andy Mitchell, president of both the Greater Peterborough Area Economic Development Corporation and the DNA Cluster, and Dr. Jeremy Carver representing the International Consortium on Anti-Virals (ICAV).

The meeting, which was organized by Dr. Betsy McGregor, senior research associate, Trent University and Tom Phillips of the DNA Cluster, included a tour of the DNA Building.




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The Honorable John McCallum (second from left) meets with University administration and professors at the DNA Building at Trent University.

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Professor Barry Saville (left) tours Mr. McCallum and Betsy McGregor through the Automation Lab in the DNA Building at Trent University.