Cameron Laboratory, Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology
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Spirochete Research

Understanding the mechanisms of pathogenesis of Treponema pallidum and Leptospira spp.

Vaccine Development

Translating basic research into novel vaccine candidates.


Identification and production of new diagnostic antigens.


Experts call STDs in America “a public health crisis”

Rates of syphilis, gonorrhea and chlamydia reach record high. This was announced at the STD Prevention Conference, August, 2018. Please see link attached below for...

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Welcome New Undergraduates- Fall 2018

The Cameron Lab is excited to welcome our new undergraduates: Emily Tsao, Ben Jiang and Sarah Mustafa.

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Gordon Research Seminar 2018

Congratulations to Karen who gave a plenary talk at the 2018 Biology of Spirochetes Gordon Research Conference and Brigette who gave a talk at the 2018 Biology of...

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From the Laboratory

Microscope Videos

Staff From Cameron Laboratory

Meet the Team

Caroline E. Cameron
Caroline E. Cameron
Dr. Caroline Cameron is a Professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology at the University of Victoria in Victoria BC, Canada, and...
Simon Houston
Simon Houston
Ph.D., Research Associate
Simon is a Research Associate in the laboratory of Dr. Caroline Cameron in the Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology at the University of...
Karen Lithgow
Karen Lithgow
Graduate Student
Karen received her Bachelor’s Degree in microbiology and immunology at the University of Alberta and is currently a PhD candidate. Karen’s...
Alloysius Martin Gomez
Alloysius Martin Gomez
Laboratory Manager
Alloysius is originally from Malaysia and obtained his BSc from the University of Victoria. He has always been fascinated by STIs because of the...