Meet a Graduate Student

Young Investigator

Bacteria and Breast Cancer

Potential for Life Saving

Swimming Lake Ontario

Researching Cancer

Passion for Nutrition

Dr. Stephen Barr

An inside-out approach to halting HIV (CIHR)

Alumni Profile

- Dr. Brad Thompson

Microbiology in the News

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

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

Ph.D. Public Lectures

Chemical Communication of Antibiotic Resistance by Highly Resistant Bacteria

Omar El Halfawy

Tuesday August 5, 2014
12:30 p.m
DSB 2016

All are welcome

Evolutionary and in silico analysis of the antiviral TRIM22 gene

Jenna Kelly

Tuesday August 12, 2014
11:00 a.m.
Medical Sciences Building 282

All are welcome




RGE Murray Seminar Series

Will resume in the fall

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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