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Connecting heaven and earth: UM researchers have highly anticipated nuclear experiment underway

July 16, 2019 — 
Professors Dr. Juliette Mammei, along with her colleagues Dr. Michael Gericke and adjunct professor Dr. Russell Mammei, currently have an experiment running at Jefferson Lab, the world’s premier electron scattering facility, to measure the neutron skin of lead in an “earth-based” experiment. 

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American Society of Pharmacognosy announces Paper of the Year – Sorensen chemistry lab

July 15, 2019 — 
The Sorensen lab back-to-back papers in the Journal of Natural Products were selected by the editors for the Arthur E. Schwarting Award for Paper of the Year in 2018. The announcement was made public July 2, 2019 in the American Society of Pharmacognosy newsletter. 

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Environmental Health and Safety Office

Meet your Safety Superheroes: Darrin Jolicoeur, Administrative Assistant

July 5, 2019 — 
Meet Darrin Jolicoeur the Administrative Assistant for Environmental Health and Safety

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Mia Battad and Nikolaus Reichert

U of M welcomes two Schulich Leader Scholarship recipients this fall

July 3, 2019 — 
Mia Battad, a student at Balmoral Hall School and Nikolaus Reichert of Garden City Collegiate have each been awarded the Schulich Leader Scholarship

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Dr. Christopher Schneider and Dr. Ayush Kumar

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Introducing Manitoba’s first Fecal Microbiota Transplant Program

June 24, 2019 — 
Not all poop is the same, at least when it comes to fecal transplants. Typically a topic avoided in polite conversation, Fecal Microbiota Transplant (FMT) is the transfer of one individual’s stool to another

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Food Systems Research Group

Register TODAY for the June 26 Food Systems Student Symposium

June 18, 2019 — 
There is still time to register for the June 26 Food Systems Student Symposium!

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Beluga whales are being affected by climate change

Climate change may be putting beluga whales out of their depths

June 10, 2019 — 
An international team of researchers has found that the physical condition of beluga whales affects their capacity to store oxygen in their blood and muscle tissues

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Ronald Domalaon will receive his PhD from the department of chemistry on Thursday, June 6

June 6, 2019 — 
Classmates call Domalaon a “go-getter”, having already started a job in the pharmaceutical industry, after being scouted and hired in November of last year – but for Domalaon, it’s par for the course.

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The beach at Normandy on D-Day

In Remembrance: University of Manitoba alumni at Normandy

June 6, 2019 — 
We join in the commemoration of the noble and selfless actions of 150,000 Allied troops who landed at Normandy seventy five years ago, turning the tide of the Second World War

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Kailee Rutherford works in a lab at CancerCare, helping to identify genes that play roles in cancer development

Personally motivated, completely dedicated to the fight

June 5, 2019 — 
At age sixteen, Kailee Rutherford was diagnosed with cancer

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