International collaboration developing nanotechnology
synthesizing novel anti-cancer agents
rapid disease detection by electrochemistry
State of the art instrumentation
Preserving our Treasures
Studying the structure-function relationship of proteins
Research and Teaching Excellence
Safeguarding our water
Investigating reactive molecules through spectroscopy
News & Events
Chem Club is hosting Chemistry Research Night on October 21, 7 pm through Zoom. Visit the session to learn about the chemistry and biochemistry research that happens in our Department as well as the summer research awards and other research opportunities! Sign up here: https://forms.gle/YtAfRYzjbLuU87wk9
Join us for our first Department Seminar held virtually through Zoom on Thursday October 21 from 3-4 pm. Title: “Hocus Pocus” is not Indigenous Science!: Learning about how an Ecosystem is embedded in Anishinaabe Mowin Speaker: Dr. Myrle Ballard, University of Manitoba This talk will explain how Anishinaabe mowin is embedded science, that is Indigenous...
RNA-based systems, molecular machines, and bio-inspired devices are the future of the bioeconomy. Advancing these technologies from discovery to market can be elusive. Accelerating scientific discoveries in natural and synthetic biology into deployable products and knowledge requires a collaborative and integrative ecosystem. The success of RNA vaccines demonstrates that we’re in the golden age of...
UNDERGRADUATE MICROBIOLOGY STUDENT’S CLUB (MISC) Instagram: @misc.uofm Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: https://microstudentclub.wixsite.com/misc Membership form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf8JhtJ0X4L75XzU49CfTU6rnfal5pax2OSetNO8Yx6j8M9tg/viewform An undergraduate club started in 2018, MiSC is a community of students in undergraduate programs of Microbiology and related fields such as Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology. Our goal is to build a stronger community of students within these programs. We will...
Graduate student Simarpreet Singh advocates for science funding during this federal election: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/federal-election-2021-science-funding-top-election-issue-1.6178832
The Department is excited to welcome new instructor – Jorge Dourado! He will be teaching a variety of courses in the 1000 and 2000-level. Welcome Jorge!
Our Department extends a warm welcome to assistant professor Dr. Zev Ripstein! Dr. Ripstein is jointly appointed in the Departments of Chemistry and Microbiology. To learn more about Dr.Ripstein and his research, please visit his website: https://www.ripsteinlab.org/
As we ramp back up to full return to campus in January, the Dean, Brian Mark, would like to invite you to have a cup of coffee in the SSA lounge, and weather permitting the Court Yard, to start re-engaging with your colleagues. Please RSVP to Tracy Foster, on the dates noted to ensure we are keeping capacity (20 people) with Health orders. The...
The University of Manitoba led a group that used battery cyclers to test different material configurations for lithium-ion batteries. They specifically investigated new binding materials to hold the electrodes together through extended cycling. Image: Canadian Light Source As PV MAGAZINE: ISSUE 08-2021 reports: Shouldn’t we all be driving in affordable electric cars with 800-plus kilometers...
As PV MAGAZINE: ISSUE 08-2021 reports: Shouldn’t we all be driving in affordable electric cars with 800-plus kilometers of driving range by now? Surely yes, according to many of the announcements coming from battery scientists over the past decade. Yet for all the scientific breakthroughs, few in fact “break through” into commercial applications. Christian Kuss...