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April
16

Last day of classes for Winter Term

Apr. 16, 2021 Last day of classes for Winter Term

 
19

Winter Term Final Exam period

Apr. 19, 2021 - May. 1, 2021 Winter Term Final Exam period

May
19

Winter/Summer Term Voluntary Withdrawal (VW) deadline

May. 19, 2021 Winter/Summer Term Voluntary Withdrawal (VW) deadline

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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!

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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,...

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Microbiology Graduate Seminars

Every Tuesday at 2:30 PM our graduate students present seminars. On April 13th, Zhong Ying Lap will be presenting her topic (see below). Please note:  This will be the LAST graduate seminar for the W2021 term. Zhong Ling will deliver the seminar “Towards zero plastic waste: Identifying bioplastic degradation genes and enzymes in Burkholderia.” To...

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Science Co-op earns national accreditation

The Faculty of Science is pleased to announce the Science Co-op Program has received accreditation by the Co-operative Education and Work-Integrated Learning Canada (CEWIL). CEWIL accreditation recognizes the highest quality of post-secondary co-operative programs. Dean Stefi Baum is delighted by the news. “We have been working diligently to integrate quality, experiential learning opportunities throughout our programs for our students;...

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Research project to analyze human viruses in Winnipeg’s rivers

Does wastewater that’s been cleaned by Winnipeg’s sewage treatment plants carry viruses – including the virus that causes COVID-19 – when it’s released into our rivers? Jhannelle Francis plans to find out. Francis is a UM master’s student in microbiology and a participant in the Visual and Automated Disease Analytics (VADA) Program – a training...

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5 Days of Positivity

Join us for the 5-Days of Positivity Challenge next week January 18 – 22, 2021, on social media! Together let’s get our Winter Term 2021 off to a great start! Why Participate? The Science of Positive thinking is more than warm fuzzy thoughts! Research suggests that positive thinking can not only help you feel better...