In The News: UTM Senior Research Associate reflects on time as a postdoctoral fellow in lab of Professor Emeritus Leda Raptis
Dr. Mulu Geletu Heye, senior research associate in the Gunning Lab at University of Toronto Mississauga, came to Canada was to work as a postdoctoral fellow in the lab of microbiologist Leda Raptis at Queen’s University. Full article from the UTM here.
From the article: "The opportunity to come to Canada was to work as a postdoctoral fellow in the lab of microbiologist Leda Raptis at Queen’s University. A cancer survivor and brilliant academic, Raptis is someone that Geletu Heye describes as embodying resilience.
“Professor Raptis has played a huge role in my career and work ethics,” says Geletu Heye, noting that Raptis held a spot for Geletu Heye until after her second child was born and she was ready to join the lab.
“I learned a lot from her and definitely intend to support other scholars in whatever way I can in the ways I have been supported.” "