Research achievements

  • Research themes

    • Antibiotic discovery
    • Antibiotics mechanisms of action
    • Cystic fibrosis bacterial pathogens, with a focus on Burkholderia cepacia complex
    • Essential genes as antibiotic targets
    • Chemogenomics
    • Genetic tools
    • Large-scale bacterial genetics
    • Molecular mechanisms controlling bacterial growth
  • Research affiliations

    Research Scientist, BioExM  Network for Exploration of Natural & Synthetic Biology, Faculty of Science, University of Manitoba 


    • Antibiotic
    • Antibiotics
    • Burkholderia
    • Cystic fibrosis
    • Essential genes


  • Education

    Postdoctoral studies in pathogenomics department of microbiology & immunology, University of Western Ontario (2002-2006)

    PhD microbiology, University of Chile, Chile (1997-2001)

    Bachelor (biology), University of Buenos Aires, Argentina (1987-1995)

    Pedagogy of biology, CONSUDEC Institute, Buenos Aires, Argentina (1983-1986)

  • Awards

    Faculty of Science Award for Best Mentor in the Life Science Category. Awarded after being nominated by graduate and undergraduate students (2017)

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