Filters:
ALL Subjects
Categories
News

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...

News

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...

News

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...

News

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 www.soilecology.ca for...

News

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...

News

Microbytes: featuring Ola Salama

Ola joined the Gerstein microstats lab in 2019 to study antifungal drug responses in Candida species. She recently published a paper that describes a computation method for analyzing time-lapse images and will talk about it in this episode of microbytes!  

News

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!

News

Good News in Micro!

A hearty “congratulations” to Teassa MacMartin on being awarded an NSERC Canada Graduate Scholarship – Master (CGS-M) valued at $17,500.00! This award is for 12 months duration for the 2021-2022 academic year. Teassa is a member of Dr. A. Karen Brassinga’s lab. Way to go, Teassa!

News

Microbiology Student Jhannelle Francis in Next 3MT Round!

After her presentation on Thursday, March 4th, the Department of Microbiology is proud to announce that graduate student Jhannelle Francis (Uyaguari lab) has been chosen to advance to the 2021 3MT final competition, which will be held on April 21, 2021. Congratulations, Jhannelle!

News

Sabrin Bashar (Kumar Lab) and Jhanelle Francis (Uyaguari Lab) Chosen for 3MT Competition

Our department is pleased to announce that two of our own have been selected to compete in this year’s 3MT (3 Minute Thesis) competition. Three Minute Thesis (3MT) is an annual competition for graduate students in a thesis-based program. The University of Manitoba 3MT is part of an overall strategy to highlight UM graduate students,...