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BioExM – Prairie Hub to Power the Bioeconomy with Next-Generation Bio-inspired Technologies

September 27, 2021 — 
BioExM is opening the door to partners from all sectors to work together to fast track innovations in synthetic biology and bioengineering through our integrated Learn, Design, Build and Test model.

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UM mathematicians at the forefront of infectious disease modelling

April 9, 2021 — 
UM researchers: Drs. Julien Arino, Stéphanie Portet, and Kang-Ling Liao, (mathematics) are part of a $10 million-dollar investment in Emerging Infectious Diseases Modeling established between the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council and the Public Health Agency of Canada. The funding supports five multidisciplinary infectious disease modelling networks, that will significantly improve the coordination of infectious disease modelling to help Canada better respond to future public health threats.

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Arctic water. // Image from Pixabay.

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Arctic Research Foundation partners with UM and RRC to revolutionize public access to big Arctic data

October 5, 2020 — 
A new partnership between the University of Manitoba (UM), Red River College (RRC), and the Arctic Research Foundation (ARF) is setting out to unlock the big data secrets previously hidden in Canada’s Arctic.

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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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U of M chemists & Inuit collaborate to track biodiversity in Canada’s North

April 23, 2019 — 
UofM Chemistry Professor Jörg Stetefeld’s eDNA metabarcoding system has provided a new tool for collaboration with the Kivalliq Inuit Association (KIA). Together they are finding ways to combine traditional Inuit methods of resource management with new scientific methods to better understand biodiversity.

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New antibacterial compound to combat cystic fibrosis infections

November 27, 2018 — 
Dr. Silvia Cardona publishes results of cystic-fibrosis-related research in prestigious ASM journal

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