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


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...


Andrew Hogan wins BAM Poster Award

We would like to congratulate Andrew Hogan, a PhD candidate from the Department of Microbiology, for winning the BAM Poster Award in the last Canadian Student Health Research Competition. For more information please visit:


Innovations in Synthetic Chemistry with David Herbert – Virtual Talk & Q&A

Ironing out the details: How Using Sustainability as a Design Principle Can Lead to Fundamental Advances and Practical Innovation in Synthetic Chemistry David Herbert Friday, June 25, 2021 3:00 PM – 3:30 PM Virtual Public Science Talk and Q&A Everyone is welcome to join! David E. Herbert is an Associate Professor in the Department of Chemistry at the University of...


UM Science Co-op graduate Madison Chapel on frontline national watch for COVID-19 variants

BIOINFORMATICS INSTITUTE, SINGAPORE. MADISON CHAPEL TALLEST IN MIDDLE. 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, something which she credits is thanks in a large part to the opportunity she had to participate...


Science Nerd Herd Fundraising for Cystic Fibrosis Canada

Team up with Dustin Maydaniuk and the Cardona Lab to help make cystic fibrosis history! Donate to our team. We will be virtually walking On May 30 Walk with us this year to help make CF History! Donate here  


You have no idea how much you need nitrogen-fixing bacteria | Popular Science

Update on COVID-19 safe return requirements effective Sept 22! @UofmMicroclub @UMmicrogsa @umanitobasci

ManitobaMicrobiology @MBMicrobiology 4 days ago

After 24 years of water advisories, Shoal Lake 40 First Nation can drink from the tap | CBC News

Join Dr. Brian Mark, Dean of Science & Science First for (FREE) Science Public Talks on #ClimateChange, #Sustainability, #Conservation and #Ecology! Thurs., Sept. 23 at 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM. Celebrate Science Literacy Week - Sept. 20 - 26! @scilitweek 👉

We are hiring a new staff member for biostatistics/bioinformatics. Please redistribute within your networks and inform anyone you know that may be interested.

Hundreds of scientists had worked on mRNA vaccines for decades before the coronavirus pandemic brought a breakthrough.

Students have the power to drive pivotal periods in history. As we quickly approach the 2021 federal election day, Monday, September 20, all UM students eligible to vote are highly encouraged to cast their ballots. #Elxn44 #ItsOurVote

Check latest CSM job postings: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Synthetic Biology & Metabolic Engineering Employer: University of British Columbia, Department of Microbiology & Immunology Location: Vancouver, BC

Check CSM latest job posting: Bioinformatician Employer: North Dakota State University, Department of Microbiological Sciences Location: Fargo, North Dakota, USA

Check CSM latest job posting: Tier I Canada Research Chair in Infectious Disease and Immunity - Associate Professor / Professor Employer: University of British Columbia, Faculty of Science, Department of Microbiology & Immunology Location: Vancouver, BC

Read the full message from Dr. Todd Mondor, Chair, COVID-19 Recovery Steering Committee. #VaccinesWork #VaccinesSaveLives #COVID19 #uManitoba

Check latest CSM job postings: Limited-Term Faculty Position Employer: Department of Microbiology & Immunology, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University Location: London, Ontario Submission of applications are still accepted:

As of Aug. 30, international students without a Manitoba health card — who previously could not receive a vaccine card — are finally eligible.

We are looking for a postdoc. Interested in understanding the physiology of electron uptake microbes like Shewanella and Methanogens. Come work with us! Hoping to start setting up interviews at the end of next week so apply soon.

1/2 #COVID19 key concerns 🇨🇦: today, I presented the results of updated #PHAC epidemiology & modelling analysis, which shows the Delta-driven 4th wave has continued to accelerate along the strong resurgence trajectory.

Extra road closures will be in effect throughout the weekend to accommodate the @mb_marathon. Watch for them tomorrow and Saturday. #uManitoba #ManitobaMarathon #runWpg

Please RT: #postdoc and #gradstudent positions available for those interested in #RNAi of fungal pathogens to protect crop plants #plantsci #plantpath #scijobs @umanitoba @umanitobasci

Those without a Manitoba health card can get the proof of immunization if they've received approved vaccine doses. If any of those doses were given outside of Manitoba, proof has to be submitted to Manitoba public health. #COVID19 #COVID19MB #uManitoba

Book an appointment for a COVID-19 vaccine at the @UManitoba vaccine clinic!

ManitobaMicrobiology @MBMicrobiology 3 weeks ago

The Bazurto lab at the Univ of Minnesota is looking for a lab technician AND a postdoc to study metabolic toxins in the model bacterium Methylobacterium extorquens using genetics, biochemistry, genomics, and proteomics. More info in thread! 👇Please RT!