Excellent attendance at the world STI congress.
The Cameron lab would like to welcome our new undergraduates: Sean Waugh, Alyssa Fraser, Kevin Choi, and Joslyn Dosanjh.
We are excited to welcome Darcy to the vaccine team. He will be developing a new protocol for the extraction and quantification of T. pallidum RNA from host tissues.
Cameron lab hosts seminar speaker Dr. Elaine Tuomanen, Chair, Infectious Diseases Department, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Caroline to attend Women Deliver Vancouver kick-off meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Sophie Grégoire Trudeau on November 16, 2017. Optimal timing of the Women Deliver Conference (June 3-6, 2019) with the STI & HIV World Congress (July 14-17, 2019) – both will be held at the Vancouver Convention Centre. https://www.facebook.com/CanWaCH/videos/1564827303609690/
A CBC news article about the rise of syphilis in Alberta and the dramatic spike in congenital syphilis. http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/sti-alberta-sexually-transmitted-infections-1.4402550
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 Spirochetes Gordon Research Seminar
(L-R) Vice President Academic and Provost Valerie Kuehne with award winners Bruce Wallace, Hannah Charnock and Karen Lithgow, along with Acting Director of Equity and Human Rights Cassbreea Dewis. Congratulations to Ms. Karen Lithgow and fellow recipients for winning the Provost’s Advocacy and Activism Award in Equity and Diversity. https://www.uvic.ca/future-students/home/campus-news/2018+provost-advocacy-activism-awards+news