National microbiology conference welcomes respected Listeria researcher Dr. Nancy Freitag

Mon, 18 Jun 2018

Ask the average person what they know about Listeria, and it’s a pretty good bet that “cool” won’t be a word that gets used. Then again, Professor Nancy Freitag is far from the average person. A respected Listeria researcher and professor of microbiology and immunology at the University of Chicago…


U of M hosts international conference on Canada’s role in global public health

Mon, 11 Jun 2018

How should Canada use its knowledge, expertise and resources to alleviate suffering and improve people’s health around the world? International and Canadian leaders in the field of global public health – including distinguished experts from Brazil, India, Pakistan, Peru, Nigeria and Uganda – will gather in Winnipeg on June 12…


“Not Just a ‘Cold One’: Science on Tap Shows the Many Sides of Beer”

Thu, 10 May 2018

A microbiologist, a chemist, a neuroscientist and a medieval historian walk into a brewery… No, it’s not a joke, it’s this year’s “Science on Tap”, part of NSERC Science Odyssey Week! If you’re up for beer with a side of knowledge, then this adults-only evening is a must.  Your ticket…