microbiology News Archive
March 31, 2020 —
UM medical microbiologist and virology expert Dr. Kevin Coombs says that what we are seeing play out in the world today is nature is taking its course.
March 20, 2020 —
UM researchers have received funding for projects directly related to COVID-19, including one that looks at a promising vaccine
March 18, 2020 —
A Winnipeg virus expert who worked in West Africa during the 2014 Ebola virus outbreak said Canadians will be battling COVID-19 for weeks to come.
March 17, 2020 —
UM alumna searching for COVID-19 treatment
January 28, 2020 —
For a long time now, Winnipeg has been known for its world-class research on infectious diseases. The city is home to the Department of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (MMID) at the University of Manitoba. The department works closely with the neighboring National Microbiology Laboratory (NML). The NML is housed in the Canadian Science Centre for Human and Animal Health which is Canada’s only level-4 facility and one of the few facilities in North America capable of handling diseases special pathogens such as Ebola.
January 10, 2020 —
The anniversary festivities start on Thursday, Jan. 16
November 27, 2019 —
Research grants and contracts, both pre- and post-award management – will be moving to a paperless, single sign-on software system beginning in mid-2020.
September 30, 2019 —
Re-emergence of Ebola disease is linked to persistent infections and sexual transmission from survivors
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
June 5, 2019 —
At age sixteen, Kailee Rutherford was diagnosed with cancer