Message from the Director
Since its founding in 2004, the Origins Institute has adopted a transdisciplinary approach to exploring fundamental questions about the universe. Research is conducted by faculty members, postdoctoral researchers, graduate students, and undergraduate students from academic units in multiple faculties at McMaster University, in collaborations with other institutions across Canada and around the world.
News & Stories
‘Individual genes don’t tell the whole story — how they interact is the key’
When the Human Genome Project reached its ambitious goal of mapping the entire human genome, it seemed the world was entering an era of personalized . . .
Ground-breaking lab poised to unlock the mystery of the origins of life on Earth and beyond
McMaster researchers have pioneered ground-breaking technology that could – for the first time – provide experimental evidence of how life was formed on the early . . .
McMaster researchers win prize for ground-breaking paper exploring origins of life on Earth
Two McMaster researchers have received the prestigious Cozzarelli Prize from the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science(PNAS) – one of the world’s leading scientific . . .