Akash Ranasinghe and Bridget Mateyko will be joining the lab as honours students this fall. Welcome back! Congratulations Akash Ranasinghe on your receipt of a Jamie Cassels Undergraduate Research Award (JCURA).
The number of syphilis infections is skyrocketing across Alberta, reaching their highest levels in about 70 years. Link to CBC article below: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/horrifying-number-of-syphilis-infections-in-alberta-reaching-pre-antibiotic-levels-1.6139240
Congratulations to our research associate Dr. Simon Houston for receiving the highly commended oral presentation award at the virtual STI & HIV 2021 World Congress. The title of Simon's talk was: Identification and functional characterization of antimicrobial peptides from treponema pallidum.
Dr. Caroline Cameron discusses COVID-19 vaccines with John Juricic and Robin Adair on the Victoria Rumble room. Link to video: https://www.victoriarumbleroom.com/e/uvic-professor-dr-caroline-cameron-music-teacher-john-ellis-recovering-covid-patient-david-adair/?fbclid=IwAR2zgYB-o42TJIDYcB4Y1YupZegbHucf-TKByDGrvz28eOO4FifuqyHag4w
The Cameron lab is excited to welcome our undergraduates this summer: Akash Ranasinghe, Bridget Mateyko, Laura vom Bruck, Melissa Kirk and Jack Siemens. We would also like to introduce and welcome Elyssa Baker and Natasha Funk from the Boulanger lab. We are thrilled to have them collaborate with us.
Congratulations to our 2020/2021 Honours Students Jenna Fleetwood and Andrew Geppert for successful poster presentations at the 2021 Faculty of Science Honours Fest!