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2018-2019 Chemistry Teaching Assistant Award Winners!

Each year the Department recognizes Teaching Assistants who have been nominated by students as those who have made a significant impact on their studies. This year, the recipients of the Department of Chemistry Teaching Assistance Award are: Godwin Ajaezi (teaching at the 2000 level), Dustin Nevonen (teaching at the 1000 and 2000 level), and Rajarshi...


Celebrating remarkable teachers at the 27th Annual Students’ Teacher Recognition Reception

Congratulations to Mrs. Krystyna Koczanski, Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies, Student Experience, Faculty of Science, and Dr. James Xidos, Senior Instructor who were celebrated by students for being exceptional teachers, mentors, and guides at the 27th Annual Students’ Teacher Recognition Reception, held May 6, 2019. At the event, graduating students from 20 faculties and schools...


Postdoctoral Position in Bioelectrochemistry Available!

The S. Kuss research group has a postdoctoral position available.  For more details, please visit: Postdoc Recruitment 2019 Kuss Laboratory


Funding Success!

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


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...


Graduate Student Poster Award Winner!

The Canadian Society of Molecular Biosciences 61st annual conference was held mid-April in Banff, Alberta. This year’s conference focused on “Membrane Proteins in Health and Disease”. Congratulations to graduate student Mary Hernando (O’Neil group) for winning a poster award at the conference!


Dr. David Herbert, 2018 Terry G. Falconer Memorial Rh Institute Foundation Emerging Researcher Award Winner

Congratulations to Dr.David Herbert on receiving one of the 2018 Terry G. Falconer Memorial Rh Institute Emerging Researcher Awards! The award recognizes faculty members in the early stages of their careers who display exceptional innovation, leadership and promise in their chosen fields.


Department Service Awards

The Department of Chemistry Service Awards are awarded to members of the Department who have shown outstanding contributions to service, research or teaching. This year’s awardees for research, service and teaching are Drs. Sean McKenna, Jennifer van Wijngaarden and Horace Luong, respectively. Congratulations!