USask's College of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies showcases research excellence

SASKATOON – Emerging research at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) is advancing Saskatchewan's social and economic growth.

Debby Burshtyn, dean of the College of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (CGPS) at USask, invites media to an interactive showcase highlighting the research contributions of graduate students and postdoctoral fellows from various disciplines across campus. 
Research presentations include: 

  • PhD candidate in Veterinary Microbiology - Cody Koloski 

Cody will discuss his work on Lyme disease bacterium in host tissues.  

  • Postdoctoral scholar in Psychiatry - Dr. Tyler Wenzel  

Tyler invented a way to create a miniature copy of any human’s brain through a sample of their blood, which can be used to diagnose diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease. 

  • PhD candidate in Interdisciplinary Studies - Jocelyn Peltier-Huntley 

Jocelyn’s work draws from her experience in the mining sector. She’s researching how workplace allies can be activated to develop a practice of inclusion. 
Event details: 
Date: Friday, October 6, 2023 
Time: 1:00 pm 
Location: D-Wing Atrium (GD50), Health Sciences Building, College of Medicine. 
Media interviews with graduate and postdoctoral fellows will be available following the presentation.


For media inquiries, contact:  
Brooke Kleiboer   
USask Media Relations