Congratulations to our graduate student Sean Waugh who received the Canada Graduate Scholarships – Doctoral (CGS D) award by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).
CBC article and radio interview - https://www.cbc.ca/radio/thecurrent/congenital-syphilis-babies-canada-1.6777406
Sean Waugh (Cameron lab) and Dominique Gatti (Reynolds lab) were the winners for the talks at the 2023 UVIC BCMB Graduate Research Symposium.
Angela Mitchell won top presenter in the department of Biochemistry and Microbiology (BCMB) at the 2023 UVIC Science Honours Fest. Dr. Caroline Cameron (left) and Angela Mitchell (Right)
Link to CNN article: https://edition.cnn.com/2023/03/01/health/congenital-syphilis-alarming-rise
Nika and Angela working hard in the lab! Angela will also be joining the Cameron lab as a graduate student this Fall.
Researchers discuss many reasons for this comeback. Link to article - https://undark.org/2023/02/20/science-falls-behind-as-syphilis-stages-another-comeback/
BC Centre for Disease Control is warning of a rise in syphilis cases in the province. The number of cases of congenital syphilis is also on the rise. Link to CBC article - https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/rise-syphilis-bc-1.6750090
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