News - Undergraduates Aug 06, 2021

Cheer on the Faculty of Science 3MT 2021 Comp...

On August 10 & 11th students will be challenged to showcase their research to a general audience in a three-minute or less in a 3M...
News - Microbiology Jul 08, 2021

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 th...
News - Microbiology May 19, 2021

Science Nerd Herd Fundraising for Cystic Fibr...

Team up with Dustin Maydaniuk and the Cardona Lab to help make cystic fibrosis history! Donate to our team. We will be virtually walkin...
News - Microbiology Mar 08, 2021

Microbiology Student Jhannelle Francis in Nex...

After her presentation on Thursday, March 4th, the Department of Microbiology is proud to announce that graduate student Jhannelle Fran...
News - Microbiology Feb 15, 2021

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)...
News - Microbiology Dec 10, 2020

Science and Art: Exploration, Imagination and...

Please join Professor Emeritus Erwin Huebner on Wednesday, December 16th at 3:30 pm for his lecture, entitled “Science and Art: Explora...

Research

Researchers

Ayush Kumar

We study the mechanisms of multidrug resistance in Gram-negative pathogens Acinetobacter baumannii and Pseudomonas aeruginosa.…

Aleeza Gerstein

I lead the MicroStats Lab. We seek to understand the genotypic and phenotypic basis of…

Brian Mark

The Mark laboratory explores the molecular mechanisms that bacteria use to defend themselves from antibiotics,…

Deborah Court

Our research focuses on the understanding of structure and function of the voltage-gated anion-selective channel…

Georg Hausner

Our research characterizes fungal mitochondrial genomes. Fungi are important organisms that have large mitochondrial genomes…

Gerd Prehna

We study how bacteria communicate with their hosts, how they communicate with each other, and…

Ivan Oresnik

The overall goal of my research is to understand how rhizobia live in the soil…

A. Karen Brassinga

Our research focuses on understanding the mechanisms used by bacteria to adapt and survive in…

Pavel Dibrov

At present, we are working on the following major topics: Sodium versus proton circulation in…

Peter Loewen

Research Involves: Characterizing factors that protect bacteria against oxidative stress. Biography Although his title is…

Pelka Peter

Viral oncoproteins often alter, on a global scale, the transcriptional programs of infected cells. Work…

Silvia Cardona

Dr. Cardona’s long-term research goal is to understand the molecular mechanisms that control microbial growth…

Richard Sparling

Our primary focus is the study in the cellulose degrading bacteria that are capable of…

Vladimir Yurkov

Summer Students Wanted: The Yurkov Lab is looking for students interested in Environmental Microbiology for…

News & Events

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"The secret life of the bacterial ribosome – From gene expression regulation to antibiotic resistance" - Dr. Hans-Joachim Wieden

"The secret life of the bacterial ribosome – From gene expression regulation to antibiotic resistance" - Dr. Hans-Joachim Wieden

Location: Buller 207 Building

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Job Posting: Lab Assistant

The Applied Soil Ecology Lab is based out of the Department of Soil Science, Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences, 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...

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Introducing the winner of UM’s first Falling Walls Lab

Introducing the winner of UM’s first Falling Walls Lab SEPTEMBER 15, 2022 — On Sept. 13, 15 students and early career professionals pitched their grand idea with the potential to change the world at the University of Manitoba’s first Falling Walls Lab event. In three minutes, presenters explained their groundbreaking idea to the jury and to a...

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The 2022 Undergraduate Science Student 3MT Award Winners

The 2022 Undergraduate Science Student 3MT Award Winners SEPTEMBER 12, 2022 — The Faculty of Science hosted its annual undergraduate Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition, held virtually on August 16, 2022. Twenty-two students competed in the 3MT competition, part of the Faculty of Science Summer Undergraduate Research Experience Program (SURE). The 3MT competition challenges students to communicate...

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Meet Aleeza Gerstein, 2021 Rh Award Winner in the Health Sciences category

Aleeza Gerstein is an assistant professor in the Faculty of Science, who specializes in the evolution of human fungal pathogens. Her interdisciplinary lab combines clinical sampling, microbial experiments, and computational statistical methods to understand conditions that promote disease. Gerstein is the 2021 recipient of the Terry G. Falconer Memorial Rh Institute Foundation Emerging Researcher Award...