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Microbiology News Archive

Melanie Lalonde, Rebecca Asham, Carrie Selin.

Faculty of Science

Stories that instil resilience

June 28, 2024 — 
June is National Indigenous History Month, and while at the Faculty of Science, we celebrate the accomplishments and contributions of the Indigenous community on campus throughout the year, we wanted to take this time to listen to the journey, the proud moments, the challenges and the resilience of the Indigenous faculty, students and staff.

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Silvia Cardona on the left holding her award and Sabine Kuss on the right.

Faculty of Science

Two of the Faculty of Science’s professors receive recognition for their teaching excellence

June 11, 2024 — 
STRR holds a special meaning since the nomination is made by an outstanding graduate student. They chose two educators who have significantly influenced their learning journey—one from Kindergarten to Grade 12 years and another from their time at the University of Manitoba.

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Five Asian women in Science profiles.

Faculty of Science

Celebrating the Asian communities at the Faculty of Science

May 24, 2024 — 
The Asian communities at the Faculty of Science include brilliant people from students in labs to instructors passionately teaching in classes, professors conducting ground-breaking research, and support staff who make our departments and the Faculty an extraordinary environment. With May being the Asian Heritage Month, we decided to shine the light on the contributions of the Asian communities at the Faculty and celebrate their presence.

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St. John's College

Introducing St John’s College newest fellows

May 23, 2024 — 
St John’s College is proud to welcome four academics to our fellowship this spring. The new fellows come from across UM, representing both the Faculty of Science and Faculty of Arts, and include a former Warden and Vice-Chancellor of SJC.

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Solar panels.

Faculty of Science

Solar + Storage: A seminar by Colin Parkin, President of e-Storage

May 22, 2024 — 
Join us for “Solar + Storage: merging the benefits for increased global electrification and decarbonization” seminar by Colin Parkin, President, e-Storage on June 6th, 2:30 p.m. at the 270 EITC-E3 Lecture Theatre.

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Exterior shot of the Machray Hall building.

Faculty of Science

Machray Hall redevelopment

May 6, 2024 — 
We are pleased to unveil an exciting development set to commence in the summer of 2024 - the transformation of Machray Hall. This ambitious endeavour will see the emergence of a state-of-the-art facility designed to meet the evolving needs of our academic community.

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Research and International

UM receives $57 million for vaccine and biomedical research and infrastructure

May 6, 2024 — 
The University of Manitoba (UM) in partnership with the Universities of Alberta, Saskatchewan and Calgary, has received $57 million in critical funding to conduct world-leading vaccine and biomanufacturing research and build two new innovative facilities, an investment that positions the institution to play a significant role in addressing future pandemic threats in Canada and around the world.

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Portrait of Randi Roy, Microbiology Co-op student smiling with her arms crossed.

Faculty of Science

Celebrating Work-Integrated Learning (WIL)

April 2, 2024 — 
March is CEWIL Canada Work-Integrated Learning (WIL) month in Canada where work-integrated learning (WIL) is celebrated. Work-integrated learning has become an integral part of the Canadian educational experience, fostering connections and collaboration between academia, industry, and community to prepare students for the workforce.

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Wide shot of the profile a young man with white shirt and black pants on the stage talking with a wireless microphone facing the audience with a woman standing next to him smiling behind a podium.

Faculty of Science

Witness the spark in science when students compete for $3,000 cash prize!

March 25, 2024 — 
Science Spark 3K Pitch Competition 2024 presented by the Bioscience Association Manitoba (BAM) is happening on April 8th, 1:00 p.m. at Marshall McLuhan Hall as 9 teams of science students pitch their innovative ideas and compete for a chance to win a $3,000 cash prize! The event is free but registration is required.

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DNA in water research

March 22, 2024 — 
On World Water Day 2024, discover the vital research of Miguel Uyaguari, an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Science at the University of Manitoba.

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