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UM Undergraduate Research Showcase winners with Mario Pinto, Vice-President (Research and International)

Research and International

2023 Undergraduate Research Showcase highlights student achievement at UM

November 6, 2023 — 
On Tuesday October 31, more than 100 UM undergraduate students shared their research findings at the inaugural Undergraduate Research Showcase

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Faculty of Science

Preventing the evolutionary escape of viruses

August 29, 2023 — 
Fabian Rohden named as Vanier Scholar for his microbiology research at UM

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Cardona lab group photo.

Faculty of Science

Can we improve antibiotics against superbugs?

August 16, 2023 — 
In a recent study, researchers at the Faculty of Science investigated Burkholderia cepacia complex, a bacteria resistant to many antibiotics. Cardona research group has found that disrupting a molecule called undecaprenyl phosphate increased the bacteria's vulnerability to common antibiotics. This discovery could lead to more effective treatments for drug-resistant infections.

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a photo of a laboratory experiment on a glass with colours

Faculty of Science

Innovative ideas and approaches: an inspiring interview with a recent microbiology graduate

July 5, 2023 — 
Andrew Hogan shares about pursuing his PhD for Microbiology while highlighting the significant resources and collaborations that shaped his academic journey.

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Faculty of Science

Microbiology undergraduate student becomes the first UM student to join Amgen Scholars Program in Toronto

June 16, 2023 — 
Aakash Natarajan talks about pursuing research as an undergraduate student in the biomedical field and the importance of proactively looking for undergraduate research opportunities.

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Faculty of Science

Microbiology student brings home poster award at prestigious symposium

June 8, 2023 — 
Steve Daley, a Microbiology grad student, wins poster award at the 45th Symposium on Biomaterials, Fuels and Chemicals in Portland, Oregon, April 30 to May 3, 2023.

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Dr. Hans-Joachim Wieden, Associate Vice-President (Partnerships, Knowledge Mobilization, and Innovation).

Research and International

Meet Dr. Hans-Joachim Wieden, UM’s new AVP Partnerships, Knowledge Mobilization, and Innovation

May 1, 2023 — 
Dr. Hans Joachim Wieden takes office as UM’s new Associate Vice-President (Partnerships, Knowledge Mobilization, and Innovation)


Faculty of Graduate Studies

3MT winner is full of heart

April 3, 2023 — 
PhD student in Max Rady College of Medicine wins first place for presentation on personalized heart cells

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Faculty of Science

How Epidemics End

January 20, 2023 — 
How do societies know when an epidemic is over and normal life can resume? What are the criteria and markers of an epidemic’s end, and who has the insight, authority, and credibility to decipher these signs? Join Dr. Erica Charters, professor of the global history of medicine at the University of Oxford for an insightful conversation on how war, disease, and state formation intersect. Erica Charters currently leads a multidisciplinary project on How Epidemics End.

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Faculty of Science

Discover Your Future in Science: Upcoming Information Sessions

January 13, 2023 — 
Attention all students: Do you have passion for science but you aren’t sure what you can do with a science degree? If so, consider attending The Discover Your Future in Science series.

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