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What we offer

The department supports a number of education programs, from undergraduate studies to post-doctoral training in specialty areas of microbiology.

Department research

The department produces excellent research to continually develop our understanding of microbiology and infectious diseases. Some of our research strengths include:

  • HIV Prevention and Control

    • Largest critical mass of HIV public health and HIV academic researchers in Canada
    • Strong international programs
    • Consistently top 3 in CIHR-funded HIV research grants 
    • SWOP program  - HIV prevention and care to 37,000 FSW, MSM

    Viral Pathogenesis

    • Includes high containment pathogens
    • Nationally unique facilities
    • Global leaders
  • Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR)

    • Global priority
    • National surveillance 
    • Resistance mechanisms

    Host Pathogen Interactions

    • International research cohorts
    • Immunopathogenesis
    • Vaccine and immune therapeutic development 

Community and partners

We are proud to partner with organizations worldwide to improve public health in the field of infectious diseases on an international scale.

Faculty and staff

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Contact us

Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
Max Rady College of Medicine
Room 543 - 745 Bannatyne Avenue
University of Manitoba (Bannatyne campus)
Winnipeg, MB R3E 0J9 Canada