science research News Archive
June 20, 2021 —
UM Biologist Kevin Campbell and colleagues on an international research team studied the DNA of these mammals and using genetic sequencing methods, mapped the evolution of a single protein, called myoglobin, that stores oxygen in muscles.
May 6, 2021 —
In October 2020, Madison Chapel graduated with a BSc. Honours degree in Microbiology, now she’s at the frontlines of Canada’s national genomic surveillance program for the virus that causes COVID-19
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.
March 22, 2021 —
On World Water Day, what does water mean to you?
February 2, 2021 —
Dr. Emily Choy [Ph.D./17], a Postdoctoral Fellow at McGill University and Environment and Climate Change Canada has been tirelessly contributing to research on climate change and its effect on the Canadian North.
January 18, 2021 —
Dr. Julien Arino, in the Department of Mathematics, is one of four mathematicians awarded the CBC Radio-Canada Scientist of the Year 2020 prize for his work in modelling the COVID-19 pandemic
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.
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
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.
November 27, 2018 —
Dr. Silvia Cardona publishes results of cystic-fibrosis-related research in prestigious ASM journal