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

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

WCMR represents Canada in MicrobiomeSupport

In November 2018 MicrobiomeSupport had their official kick-off meeting in Ottawa Canada.

Friday, September 28, 2018

WCMR member Laura Hug characterizes microbes of municipal waste

Landfills represent the world's fastest growing contaminated sites and are potential contamination origins of surface and drinking water systems. WCMR member Dr.

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.

Friday, November 17, 2017

Shannon Majowicz awarded grant on antimicrobial resistance

Shannon Majowicz, member of the WCMR and professor in the school of Public Health and Public Health Systems, has been awarded funding within the 5th Joint Programming Initiative on Antimicrobial Resistance (JPIAMR).

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