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Congratulations 2019 Department Award Recipients!

Each year the Department recognizes faculty members who have made exceptional contributions to teaching, research or service with Departmental Awards in those three areas. We’d like to congratulate Drs. Frank Schweizer, Sean McKenna and Rebecca Davis on winning this year’s Department Awards for their contributions to research, service and teaching, respectively.

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Chemistry and carotenoids: Dr. John Sorensen’s research group teams up with local biotech company Myera Group to great effect

John Sorensen is a man who believes in happy accidents. While that might seem a bit strange for an assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry who spends his days conducting experiments and analyzing data, it’s particularly apt when describing the genesis of Sorensen’s current collaboration with Bruce Hardy of Myera Group, a Winnipeg-based biotech...

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Congratulations CHEM 4710 Students

On Saturday March 30, the CHEM 4710 students presented their research findings at the annual CHEM 4710 Project in Chemistry or Biochemistry presentations. The seventeen projects and their presentation by the students were of very high caliber. Congratulations to the students! The Department is very proud of the students’ achievements!

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UM Today | Celebrating the achievements of cutting-edge researchers

Congrats to Dr. Frank Schweizer, and Dr. Brian Mark, researchers working to improve the health and quality of life of Manitobans today and for decades to come. UM Today: Seven U of M research projects funded by CFI The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport, was at the University of Manitoba on March...

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Towards machine learning methods for the discovery of novel antibiotics!

The American Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and Cystic Fibrosis Canada have recently awarded Dr. Rebecca Davis, in collaboration with Dr. Silvia Cardona and Dr. Pingzhao Hu, a Pilot and Feasibility Award to develop machine learning methods for the discovery of novel antibiotics.  Congratulations Dr. Davis and to her team!

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UM Today: Come cheer on this year’s 3MT finalists on March 18

From health to the humanities, the finalists for this year’s 3MT competition are demonstrating how graduate student research at the University of Manitoba benefits our greater community. Seventy-three students applied, 36 competed in three heats, and the judges narrowed it down to 14. Those finalists – both masters and doctoral students – are now gearing...