News & Announcements

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Funding Success!

Congratulations to Dr. David Herbert who received a Research Manitoba 2018 New Investigator Operating Grant!

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UM Today: University of Manitoba receives 10 Canada Research Chairs

The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport, was on the University of Manitoba campus on Nov. 14 to announce investments in the Canada Research Chairs Program, of which the University of Manitoba is a major recipient, with 10 Chairs named today. Canada Research Chairs (CRC) improve our depth of knowledge and quality of life,...

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Student Awards Night 2018

On November 8 the Department of Chemistry celebrated the successes of our undergraduate and graduate students at the annual Department of Chemistry Student Awards Night.  A total of $125,000 was awarded to graduate and undergraduate students.  Click here for pictures from the evening. The Canadian Society for Chemistry Medal A medal is awarded to the...

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Alumni Feedback Wanted!

The Department of Chemistry is in the process of revamping our entire curriculum as a result of separating the laboratory components from lecture components in courses.  In this new program model students will be taking laboratory courses for credit! The Department is interested in hearing from alumni on their thoughts and experiences when they went...

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Welcome Professor Ned Budisa!

The Department is excited to welcome its newest member, Professor Ned Budisa.  He is renowned for his pioneering work in genetic code engineering, chemical synthetic biology, synthetic life, biomaterials, biocontainment and the role of proline in proteins. For more information on his research, please visit his website: http://www.chemsynbio.com/

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The Department of Chemistry welcomes two of its newest professors: Drs. Sabine Kuss and Christian Kuss.

Dr. Sabine Kuss’ research focuses on electrochemistry and its application to biological systems in the fields of endocrinological diseases, antibiotic drug resistance in pathogens, mitochondrial dysfunctions and cancer development. Disease detection, quantification of cell membrane receptor activity and position, monitoring the correlation of membrane pumps with feature activity, and electrochemical sensing are specific targets of...