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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!

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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...

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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...

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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 the Canadian Student Health Research Forum (CSHRF) website

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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...

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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...

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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  

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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!

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Data Science Conference and Student Challenge Nexus 2021

The Faculty of Science is hosting a virtual Data Science Conference and Student Challenge, Nexus 2021, Bridging Academia and Industry, May 19-21,2021. The virtual conference will explore new and emerging trends in Digital Agriculture (May 19), Public Health (May 20), Transportation and Logistics, (May 21). Full-Conference Registration (three days) includes access to all keynote presentations and three additional presentations per day....

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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!