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

"Inhibition of Endogenous Hydrogen Sulfide Production Decreases Hypoxia Induced Erythropoietin Release"

Jennifer Leigh

"Investigating candidate glycoproteins and their function in Helicobacter pylori"

Brandon Oickle

3:00 P.M.
September 22, 2014
MSB 384

Graduate Student Seminar Series

Jordan Bisanz

3:00 P.M.
September 29, 2014
MSB 384

RGE Murray Seminar Series

"Understanding HIV interactions in the female genital mucosa: Is it time for gender specific prevention strategies"

Dr. Charu Kaushic
McMaster University

October 2, 2014
DSB 3008
10:30 a.m.

Graduate Student Seminar Series

Michael Cohen

Ola Ismail

3:00 P.M.
October 6, 2014
MSB 384

RGE Murray Seminar Series

Dr. Warren Lee
St. Michaels Hospital, Toronto

October 9, 2014
DSB 3008
10:30 a.m.

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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