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NHL: Columbus 3, Vancouver 1

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Curtis McElhinney turned aside 37-of-38 shots and R.J. Umberger got the go-ahead goal Sunday in the Columbus Blue Jackets' 3-1 win over Vancouver.

NHL: Vancouver 3, Buffalo 0

BUFFALO, N.Y., Oct. 17 (UPI) -- Roberto Luongo made 25 saves in recording a shutout Thursday, carrying the Vancouver Canucks to a 3-0 victory over Buffalo.

NHL: Vancouver 3, Philadelphia 2

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 15 (UPI) -- Ryan Kesler's second goal of the game capped a third-period comeback that boosted the Vancouver Canucks over struggling Philadelphia 3-2 Tuesday.

NHL: Vancouver 4, Edmonton 0

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 5 (UPI) -- Cory Schneider turned in his fourth shutout of season Thursday, lifting Vancouver into the division lead with a 4-0 victory over Edmonton.

NHL: San Jose 3, Vancouver 2

SAN JOSE, Calif., April 2 (UPI) -- Joe Thornton provided a goal and an assist Monday, helping the surging San Jose Sharks build an early lead and then hang on to defeat Vancouver 3-2.

NHL: Vancouver 4, Colorado 1

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 29 (UPI) -- Daniel Sedin scored Vancouver's go-ahead goal with 8:28 to go in the third period Thursday, propelling the Canucks to a 4-1 win over Colorado.

NHL: Minnesota 4, Vancouver 2

ST. PAUL, Minn., March 10 (UPI) -- Minnesota's Zach Parise provided two goals with an assist Sunday and the Wild moved into first place in the Northwest Division with a 4-2 win over Vancouver.

NHL: Calgary 4, Vancouver 2

CALGARY, Alberta, March 3 (UPI) -- Jarome Iginla netted the go-ahead goal and Danny Taylor stopped 29-of-31 shots Sunday in the Calgary Flames' 4-2 win over Vancouver.

NHL: Vancouver 5, Los Angeles 2

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 3 (UPI) -- Daniel Sedin scored the go-ahead goal in the second period Saturday and the Vancouver Canucks went on to cool off Los Angeles 5-2.

NHL: Detroit 8, Vancouver 3

DETROIT, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Damien Brunner led Detroit's offensive assault with two goals and a pair of assists Sunday in the Red Wings' 8-3 blitz of Vancouver.

NHL: Dallas 4, Vancouver 3

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 16 (UPI) -- A late third-period goal by Brenden Dillon was the difference Friday in the Dallas Stars' 4-3 win over Vancouver.

NHL: Vancouver 4, Minnesota 1

ST. PAUL, Minn., Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Cory Schneider, making his first start in 11 days, carried a shutout into the third period Thursday and boosted Vancouver to a 4-1 decision over Minnesota.

NHL: Vancouver 1, Colorado 0

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 29 (UPI) -- Cory Schneider withstood a 43-shot barrage Wednesday to record his third shutout of the season and give the Vancouver Canucks a 1-0 victory over Colorado.

NHL: Vancouver 3, Colorado 2 (OT)

DENVER, March 25 (UPI) -- Chris Higgins' second goal of the game came 1:40 into overtime Saturday and sent Northwest Division champion Vancouver to a 3-2 win over Colorado.

NHL: Dallas 5, Vancouver 2

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 7 (UPI) -- Mike Ribeiro scored twice and added an assist in the Pacific Division-leading Dallas Stars' 5-2 road win over Vancouver.
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Chris Higgins
Chicago Blackhawks left wing Michael Frolik (L) of the Czech Republic defenseman Nick Leddy (R) and Vancouver Canucks left wing Chris Higgins go for the puck during the first period of the NHL Western Conference quarterfinals at the United Center in Chicago on April 17, 2011. UPI/Brian Kersey
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Chris Higgins (born 1955) is, since April 2007, the Vice-Chancellor of Durham University. He was previously the director of the MRC Clinical Sciences Centre and Head of Division in the Faculty of Medicine at Imperial College London.

Professor Higgins studied at the Royal College of Music, then converted to botany, graduating with a PhD from the University of Durham in 1979. Working at UC Berkeley, and the University of Dundee, his focus turned to genetics and cell biology. He was later appointed Nuffield Professor of Clinical Biochemistry at Oxford. He has published over 200 papers in cell biology and genetics and since 2000 he has been recognised by the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI) as a 'Most Highly Cited' author. Further awards have been the CIBA Medal, Fleming Prize, and a Howard Hughes International Scholarship along with election to Fellow of the European Molecular Biology Organization, the Royal Society of Edinburgh, the Royal Society of Arts and the Academy of Medical Sciences.

Alongside his academic success, Professor Higgins has also served as a scientific advisor for the House of Lords Select Committee on Stem Cell Research and advisor to the House of Commons Select Committee on Science and Technology. At present Professor Higgins is the chair of the Spongiform Encephalopathy Advisory Committee, International Review Panel, DKFZ (German National Cancer Centre, Heidelberg) and a trustee of the Kennedy Institute for Rheumatology.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Chris Higgins."
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