Tuesday, May 21, 2019

WCMR joins Microbiome Support

Come visit the WCMR booth and learn about Microbiome Support at this year's Canadian Society for Microbiology meeting in Sherbrooke Quebec.

MicrobiomeSupport: Harmonising Microbiome Research Methods & Funding Worldwide

Monday, January 29, 2018

Scientists discover a new type of Botox

Scientists have discovered a new type of Botox.

A new source of the botulinum neurotoxin was discovered by Canadian and American scientists including WCMR member Andrew Doxey in a strain of animal gut bacteria known as Enterococcus faecium. The neurotoxic protein is known for its paradoxical ability to remove wrinkles yet cause botulism, a potentially fatal illness associated with food poisoning.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Survival of the fattest: Understanding the role of polyesters in root nodule bacteria

Even Sinorhizobium meliloti suffers from a weight gain once in a while.

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