Detection of SARS-CoV-2 in wastewater treatment plants to understand COVID-19 infection dynamics

Uyaguari Lab

Gradients in gene essentiality reshape antibacterial research

Cardona Lab

Viruses as indicators of fecal pollution in wastewater treatment processes

Uyaguari Lab

Multidrug Resistance Efflux Pumps in Acinetobacter

Kumar Lab

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

Prehna Lab

Essential genes or essential domains?

Cardona Lab

News & Events


Joint Research Poster Symposium

This year, the Dept. of Microbiology and Dept. of Medical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases is hosting a Joint Research Poster Symposium in virtual format on Monday April 11th 1-4 pm. MBIO 4530 project undergraduate students from the Dept. of Microbiology, and Graduate students from the Dept. of Medical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases, will be presenting...


Introducing the 2022 3MT Finalists

MARCH 7, 2022 — …And then there were twelve. After three competitive heats, the finalists for the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition have been selected. Representing a wide array of some of the most inspiring and engaging research being conducted by graduate students at UM, last week’s 3MT online heats featured 33 challengers who were tasked with...


UM health researchers secure nearly $8 million in federal funding

Research teams aiming to promote healing in a displaced First Nation community and to enhance First Nations prenatal education are among the recipients of recent grants from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). In the Fall 2021 funding competition, the CIHR awarded a total of nearly $8 million to UM in the form of...


Undergraduate Summer Employment

The Applied Soil Ecology Lab is based out of the Department of Soil Science, University of Manitoba under the leadership of Dr. Mario Tenuta. We have highly productive and impactful research programs with several important foci: soil ecology, nematology, plant disease, and the relationship between nutrient management and greenhouse gas emissions. Please see for...


Entrepreneurship course inspires innovation and business training at Faculty of Science

Students have given a unanimous thumbs-up to the new course, SCI 4000 The Science Entrepreneurial Mindset! The course aims to provide students with an entrepreneurial toolkit and the confidence to bring their ideas to market. “To say this course exceeded my expectation would be an understatement! I learned many useful techniques. This course is what...


President’s Student Leadership Program

The President’s Student Leadership Program (PSLP) is Manitoba’s premier postsecondary leadership program. It is a unique-in-Canada immersive learning opportunity that brings together a cohort of students each year together from across disciplines, post-secondary institutions, interests, backgrounds and regions of the province to build their leadership potential. PSLP is the flagship program of the James W. Burns...


Excited to be part of this research talks!

More than happy to share this Fungal Tree of Life poster. This was an outreach project collaboration with @Uni_Szeged arts student Beáta Bús. Free to distribute! Such a fun project and learning experience. High res version here: 1/n

Join our team as a Master's student! We are looking for someone interested in exploring the molecular regulators of brain development using advanced single cell technologies. Details: Email Dr. Beattie for more info! #gradschool @UManitoba @um_research

🛎️ In case you missed it ⤵️

If you are looking for a postdoc and want to learn about lanthanide-dependent mechanisms for trafficking and selection (omic approaches) to engineer bacteria to recover lanthanides from low-grade sources send me a message. Fully funded position for 3 years! ad to come

Meet Dr. Roger Lévesque @rclevesq Professor in the Dept of Microbiology-Infectiology and Immunology @universitelaval. Dr. Lévesque is the winner of @CSM_SCM Murray Award for 2022, the Society's premier award recognizing established scientists.@ibis_laval

Come join our dynamic and collaborative research team! My group is hiring a part-time research technician! Check out info here: Please RT. @UofG_MCB

We are looking for a PhD student interested in mycotoxin degradation in Fusarium head blight of wheat! More information here: Come join our dynamic and inclusive research team!

Did you know that Canadian scientist Dr. Pieter Cullis @UBC paved the way for the groundbreaking mRNA #Covid19 vaccines we have today? Learn more about the long road to #mRNA vaccines: #NIAW2022

I have positions available in my lab .@UManitoba, supported by an NSERC Discovery Grant. We will be using a combination of culturing and metagenomic techniques to characterize plant-endogenous fungi in contemporary wetlands. And plenty of fossil fungi to study as well.

@MiguelUyaguari1 @NSERC_CRSNG @UManitoba @umanitobasci Great news Miguel!!! Congratulations from @MBMicrobiology

ManitobaMicrobiology @MBMicrobiology 1 month ago

2022 UM 3MT 2nd place award goes to Shayna, congratulations!

Congratulations to all of the #3MT @UMGradStudies finalists and winners! Very proud of #ShaynaGiesbrecht (2nd place!) and #JhannelleFrancis from @MBMicrobiology @UofmMicroclub @UMmicrogsa @MiguelUyaguari1 @umanitobasci

ManitobaMicrobiology @MBMicrobiology 1 month ago

Join CHRIM's @NMfromUManitoba for a presentation on EDI Framework for Inclusive Excellence in Research Program coming up on April 12th via ZOOM. Register here |

Microbial agriculture! KGS and @UManitoba researchers including #RichardSparling from @MBMicrobiology collaborate on new solutions @UofmMicroclub @UMmicrogsa

ManitobaMicrobiology @MBMicrobiology 1 month ago

Congratulations to all of the amazing laureates, including Dr. John Dick, @UManitoba @umanitobasci @MBMicrobiology and #MICB alumnus! @UofmMicroclub @UMmicrogsa

ManitobaMicrobiology @MBMicrobiology 1 month ago

Trainees see below opportunity for conference presentation awards on #SGBA #Women’sHealth

Not sure how many students follow me here, but @UManitoba's student newspaper @themanitoban is hiring an editor-in-chief. It's a $25K salary for a passionate student, no news experience required. I had this job a few short years ago and it changed my life.

Still offering travel awards to PhD students and postdocs out there who have little opportunities to go and present their work abroad! Please RT! #fungi