The molecular mechanism of chaperones for membrane proteins in type six secretion systems

Prehna Lab

Mechanisms of antibiotic selectivity by bacterial multidrug resistance efflux pumps

Kumar Lab

looking for human viruses in Winnipeg’s rivers

Uguayari Lab

Developing a recombinant vaccine to combat SARS-COV-2

Pelka Lab

News & Events


November 18 is the International Day of LGBTQIA+ People in STEM

November 18 has been selected to celebrate and highlight the work and barriers of LGBTQIA+ people in science, technology, engineering, and maths (STEM). Among their many struggles, we see that 28% of LGBT+ people have at some point considered leaving their jobs because of a hostile workplace or discrimination towards them. 2o% of trans people...


2021 Award recipients for Best Mentor and Innovation in Teaching

The Faculty of Science is pleased to announce the 2021 Award recipients for Best Mentor and Innovation in Teaching. The Teaching award recipients were nominated by their colleagues and were selected based on their exemplary innovative approaches to engage and inspire students. The Best Mentor award recipient was nominated by his students and was selected...


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

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...


UM MicroBytes is on!

We are happy to share our new YouTube Channel MicroBytes featuring Dr. Ayush Kumar interviewing graduate students on their new publications!


Welcome Back Coffee

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...


Cheer on the Faculty of Science 3MT 2021 Competitors

On August 10 & 11th students will be challenged to showcase their research to a general audience in a three-minute or less in a 3MT competition. Part of the Faculty of Science, Student Undergraduate Summer Research Experience Program. There will be two competitions that will air live on the Faculty of Science YouTube channel. Life...


I'm searching for a PhD student for our work on #anaerobic #methanotroph biochemistry and physiology #youhaveaparttoplay @radboudscience

Check out this article and the study on hospital privacy curtains by @ayushkumarLab and Logsetty labs! @UofmMicroclub @umanitobasci @UMmicrogsa

ManitobaMicrobiology @MBMicrobiology 5 days ago

If you are finishing your PhD or postdoc in spring/summer next year and interested in multi-omics in host-associated or plastic degrading microbiomes we are hiring 3-4 positions in 2022. Connected to @holoruminant @3d_omics and @EijsinkLab. Please DM if interested 😎 Please RT 🙏

We are seeking for a PDF in Structural Biology!

We are recruiting a graduate student and PDF/ Research Associate with experience/interest in oral microbiology/biofilms to work on a 5yr CIHR project on Oral Microbiome. Retweets appreciated.

Happy #LGBTQSTEMDay !! Agreed - the community is doing awesome work in STEM and beyond! Let's not forget that removing barriers requires continuous awareness and effort!🌈🌈

ManitobaMicrobiology @MBMicrobiology 1 week ago

We are hiring! Looking for a postdoc position? If you are interested in studying the host-pathogen interactions of Mycobacteria or viruses, please come join us.; @BlackInMicro @BlackInImmuno @ohsummi @OHSUNews See details here:

I know there haven't been many TT job ads focused on plant-microbe interactions lately...but... @UAPlantSciences IS HIRING ASST PROFESSOR FOCUSED ON HOST-MICROBE INTERACTIONS!!!!!!! Please DM/email me w/ questions, and please spread far and wide! @BlackInMicro @DiversifyPlants

Two grad assistantships available! Come join CSU agroeocology group to: 1) Develop soil health frameworks for water-limited regions; and 2) Identify linkages between cover crop exudates, microbiomes, and soil functions. Apply by 12/1. Please share!

Hi everyone! I'm looking for a PhD student that is interested in genomics and population genetics of cool and weird fungi to join us at @ClarkUniversity for the Fall 22 semester! For more info see the attached ad or go here: Plz retweet!!

The UM Student Counselling Centre has recommended multiple ways to help students manage as they navigate this time. Know that supports remain available to you. #uManitoba

Urgent deadline! Upload your proof of vaccination by November 14. Do so here: #VaccinesWork #VaccinesSaveLives #COVID19 #uManitoba

Check CSM latest job posting: Professor in Plant Microbiology/Microbiome, Department of Plant Science, Faculty of Agriculture & Food Sciences, Université Laval, Laval, Québec

Rencontrez Dr. Dominic Poulin-Laprade, chercheure à Agriculture et Agroalimentaire Canada, dans cet épisode francophone de « Meet the Microbiologist »

Nominate a deserving colleague and help to celebrate their achievements 👇!

Did I mention you can work remotely? Apply from anywhere! 🌍

Faculty of Science is hiring a Digital Content Specialist with expertise in user experience (UX), information architecture (IA), web content writing, web page builds and quality assurance. Learn more about this opportunity on UM Careers:

Congratulations to the EvoFunPath Fellows, including Abdul-Rhaman and Anuradha Jayathissa from the @acgerstein and @Bakker_Lab in @MBMicrobiology @UofmMicroclub @UMmicrogsa @umanitobasci

ManitobaMicrobiology @MBMicrobiology 2 weeks ago

📢Calling all early career investigators and post-docs in infection and immunity! @CIHR_IRSC III is pleased to announce that the New Investigator Forum is back and will take place virtually March 29-31, 2022. EOI Deadline: Dec 3, 2021 ➡️More info:

Belated congrats to all of the @UMmicrogsa spooks for the great Halloween door decorations and to @cardona_lab for winning this year's contest! @prehnalab @Bakker_Lab @hjwieden #BrassingaLab @acgerstein @UofmMicroclub

ManitobaMicrobiology @MBMicrobiology 3 weeks ago