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Invent the Future Together – Be a Mentor

December 2, 2018 — 
Contribute to the future success of our immensely talented students, and become a mentor.

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New antibacterial compound to combat cystic fibrosis infections

November 27, 2018 — 
Dr. Silvia Cardona publishes results of cystic-fibrosis-related research in prestigious ASM journal

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Team Bee Box captured the grand prize of $5,000 as well as the People’s Choice award of $500.

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Sweet win for Bee Box

November 26, 2018 — 
The 2018 edition of Game Changer: Manitoba’s Idea Competition, wrapped up with an exciting round of presentations from the three finalist teams

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U of M entomologist Dr. Jeffrey Marcus

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Net gain: First new butterfly species identified since 2016

November 20, 2018 — 
Naming a new butterfly species from North America is very uncommon

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This illustration depicts a three-dimensional (3D) computer-generated image of a number of drug-resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae diplococcal bacteria. Note that extending from the organisms’ exterior were type IV pili, or hair-like appendages, which in this case, are used to promote motility for these bacteria, and improve surface adherence. The artistic recreation was based upon scanning electron microscopic (SEM) imagery.

agricultural-and-food-sciences News

CTV: Canadian researchers developing ‘Trojan horse’ weapon to battle bacterial superbugs

November 16, 2018 — 
U of M researchers at the frontline of the antibiotic fight

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The 2018 Manitoba Philanthropy Awards.

alumni News

Alumni and friends nearly sweep the board at Manitoba Philanthropy Awards

November 15, 2018 — 
U of M alumni and friends named in five out of the six categories

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Game Changer.

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Game Changer finalists gear up for grand finale

November 14, 2018 — 
Teams selected to present their solutions to global problems on Nov. 21

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(L-R): PROFESSOR TRUST BETA IN HER LAB WITH STUDENTS YUWEI SONG AND PAMELA DRAWBRIDGE.

agricultural-and-food-sciences News

University of Manitoba receives 10 Canada Research Chairs

November 14, 2018 — 
New and renewed chairs will receive an investment of $9.5 million from the CRC program

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Meet our Honoured Science Alumni

November 8, 2018 — 
On Thursday, January 31st, 2019, the Faculty of Science will celebrate seven outstanding alumni at the third annual Faculty of Science Honoured Alumni Awards, Pathways to Exceptional Achievement Event.

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Kyla Smith recipient of Dean of Graduate Studies Student Achievement Award

November 7, 2018 — 
Congratulations to Kyla Smith, for being selected as a recipient of the Dean of Graduate Studies Student Achievement Award from the university’s Faculty of Graduate Studies.

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