Second Seneca professor receives ministry award
Frank Merante recognized for his efforts in two applied research projects to combat COVID-19
Oct. 1, 2020
Dr. Frank Merante of the School of Biological Sciences & Applied Chemistry has received the Minister of Colleges and Universities' Award of Excellence for his dedication to providing students and graduates with invaluable learning opportunities.
A PhD in biochemistry, Dr. Merante was also nominated for his efforts in two applied research projects conducted at Seneca to combat COVID-19. The first project with Kenota Health helped produce three key proteins associated with COVID-19 for use in an immunodiagnostic device. The second project with Giftgowns is working to produce a long-lasting antimicrobial spray to sanitize surfaces.