Meet a Graduate Student

Young Investigator

Bacteria and Breast Cancer

Potential for Life Saving

Swimming Lake Ontario

Researching Cancer

Passion for Nutrition

Microbiology in the News


Dr. Heinrichs
- MRSA mystery uncovered

Dr. Murray
- Legacy

Dr. Kang
- HIV vaccine approved for clinical trials

Dr. McCormick
- Bacteria and colon cancer
- toxic shock syndrome

Dr. Reid
- Huffington Post
- Bacteria and breast cancer

Alumni Profile

- Dr. Brad Thompson

How to Think About Science

Small Things Considered
Sense About Science
New Scientist - News

Dr. RGE Murray has commissioned a memorial to
Dr. GE Hall

Dr. Bruce Beutler a speaker in our RGE Murray lecture series has been awarded the 2011 Nobel prize in medicine.

Dr. Martin Chalfie a speaker in our Seminar Series has been awarded the 2008 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work with GFP

Accessibility Western

Rebranding Western Explained







Eric Arts - New Chair
Microbiology & Immunology


Graduate Student Seminar Series

Protective effects of Hydrogen Sulfide during allogeneic renal transplantation
Ian Lobb

The effect of Staphylococcal Enterotoxin B on the magnitude and breadth of antiviral CD8+ T cell responses
Courtney Meilleur

3:00 P.M.
October 20, 2014
MSB 384

RGE Murray Seminar Series

Factors Impacting Staphylococcus aureus Colonization of Human Tissues

Dr. Blaise Boles
University of Iowa

10:30 a.m.
October 23, 2014
DSB 3008

Ph.D. Public Lecture

The role of superantigens during Staphylococcus aureus nasal colonization and infection

Stacey Xu

1:00 p.m.
October 23, 2014
SDRI 217

Honours Specialization Student Seminars


1:30 p.m.
October 24, 2014
HSA 64, 66, 68
HSA 064, 066, 068

Graduate Student Seminar Series

4:00 P.M.
October 27, 2014
MSB 384


Dean's Awards of Excellence

Dr. Robert Murray - Lifetime Achievement Award
Dr. Kelly Summers - Schulich Educator Award
Dr. Alp Sener - Junior Faculty


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