Simon Fraser University

Simon Fraser University (commonly referred to as SFU) is a Canadian public research university in British Columbia with its main campus on Burnaby Mountain in Burnaby, and satellite campuses in Vancouver and Surrey.

8888 University Drive, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada V5A 1S6
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Discovering cell surface proteins' behaviour

(—A Simon Fraser University chemist is the lead author on a new paper that advances scientific understanding of the structure and function of glycoproteins, in particular the number and positioning of sugars on ...

dateFeb 06, 2013 in Biochemistry
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Feast or fancy? Black widows shake for love

( —A team of Simon Fraser University biologists has found that male black widow spiders shake their abdomens to produce carefully pitched vibrations that let females know they have "come a-courting" and are not ...

dateJan 16, 2014 in Plants & Animals
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Controlling lion's share of lionfish

( —Three Simon Fraser University researchers and a recent graduate have co-authored the first study to demonstrate that beating back the fearsome lionfish will rejuvenate threatened native fish in the Bahamas and ...

dateJan 27, 2014 in Ecology
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Corals have evolved four lifestyles, study says

(—A new study by Simon Fraser University researchers will help scientists better understand and manage coral reef diversity by simplifying how to categorize coral species based on aspects of growth and reproduction.

dateSep 28, 2012 in Ecology
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Growing corn to treat rare disease

(—The seeds of greenhouse-grown corn could hold the key to treating a rare, life-threatening childhood genetic disease, according to researchers from Simon Fraser University.

dateSep 21, 2012 in Biochemistry
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