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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.

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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.

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Photo Gallery: Daughters of the Vote Instagram Takeover

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

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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'

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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

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Faculty of Science

Fishing for bacteria in New Zealand

February 22, 2017 — 
Dr. Richard Sparling is part of an ambitious project, One Thousand Springs, that aims to characterize and catalogue the chemical and microbial diversity of 1000 geothermal hot springs on the North Island of New Zealand.

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Faculty of Science

Honoured Faculty of Science Alumni Awards Celebration

February 2, 2017 — 
On Thursday, January 26th, the Faculty of Science celebrated seven outstanding alumni at the second annual Alumni Awards event.

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Faculty of Science

Meet Dr. Karl Tibelius, recipient of the Faculty of Science Honoured Alumni Award 2017

January 19, 2017 — 
Dr. Karl Tibelius has had the chance to see the world of research from both sides. He started his career in the lab as an active microbiology researcher alongside graduate students and other collaborators. Now as the Vice President of Genomics Programs for Genome Canada, a not-for-profit organization funded by the Government of Canada, he facilitates research funding support, contributing to policies and program design.

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Canada's parliament building

Indigenous U of M students chosen to represent federal ridings for Daughters of the Vote

January 5, 2017 — 
The conference is a national historic initiative that will mark the 100th anniversary of women’s formal political engagement in Canada

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Bug Day’s popularity still infectious after two decades

October 17, 2016 — 
Bug Day, an annual day-long program of lively presentations about infection prevention and control, public health and infectious diseases, is marking its 20th anniversary on Tuesday, Oct. 18 on the Bannatyne Campus.

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