UM Today UM Today University of Manitoba UM Today UM Today UM Today

microbiology News Archive

Faculty of Science

Graduate Student Research Positions – Mark Lab

October 1, 2017 — 
A graduate student position at the M.Sc. or Ph.D. level is currently available in the Dr. Brian Mark Lab, to study mechanisms of viral immune evasion.

Faculty of Science

Graduate Student Research Position – Cardona Lab

October 1, 2017 — 
A graduate student position at the M.Sc. or Ph.D. level is currently available.

Faculty of Science

Women in Science

September 5, 2017 — 
The Faculty of Science Homecoming event on September 12 will showcase breakthroughs in Science, but gender inequality for Women in STEM still exists.

, , , , , , , , , , ,

Faculty of Science

Going With Her Gut: Dr. Emma Allen-Vercoe Explains Why Microbes Aren’t the Enemy

July 14, 2017 — 
Normal human gut microbiota are currently one of the least understood parts of the human body, having been previously virtually ignored by the research community.

, , , , , , , , , , , ,

thumbnail

Fighting back: Researchers develop new approach to weaken the ability of some viruses to evade the immune system

July 6, 2017 — 
'While vaccine-based approaches are desirable in terms of infection prevention in the longer term, alternative antiviral strategies are needed, especially when providing treatment options for infected patients during acute outbreaks'

,

Taylor Morrisseau

Faculty of Science

Back to the Future: Countering the Rise of Today’s “Superbugs”

May 8, 2017 — 
Antibiotic resistant bacteria exist right here in Manitoba. Dr. Ayush Kumar warns bacteria-contaminated drinking water on First Nations reserves is a ticking time-bomb.

, , , , , ,

Faculty of Science

The University of Manitoba bursts open for Science Rendezvous

April 5, 2017 — 
Join us on campus on Saturday, May 13, 2017 for a free day of fun and discovery.

, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Photo Gallery: Daughters of the Vote Instagram Takeover

March 16, 2017 — 
Indigenous UofM students convey their experience in Ottawa on International Women's Day

, , , , , , ,

Kristine Cowley received funding for the Human Spinal Cord Injury Research Centre for Health, Balance and Motor Control, which will -- among other things -- identify how neurons in the human spinal cord contribute to movement and how we can enhance this function after spinal cord injury.

$2.7-M investment from provincial and federal governments for new research infrastructure

March 3, 2017 — 
'These investments will inspire a new generation of young explorers in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics'

, , , , , , , , ,

Photo of Teresa de Kievit by David Lipnowski.

Faculty of Science

Bacteria – nature’s biopesticide

February 23, 2017 — 
The research is primarily focused on investigating bacteria as a possible safe alternative to conventional agrochemical pesticides traditionally used to control plant disease

, ,

© University of Manitoba • Winnipeg, Manitoba • Canada • R3T 2N2

Emergency: 204-474-9341

Top