KerfootLab at the 2016 MS Bike ride

       team Microbiology and Immunology, including members of the department and friends The entire KerfootLab participated in the 2016 MS Bike Ride to raise funds for MS research – a cause that is obviously important to us. This event is the largest cycling series in North…

KerfootLab goes to the 2016 MS Summer School

Every year the MS Society of Canada hosts a one week educational retreat for trainees in the field of MS research to learn about MS from a multidisciplinary perspective. This year, Rajiv and Yodit were fortunate enough to be selected to attend the 2016 MS summer school event held at…

Congratulations to our Honors Student, Sarah Zhu!

Congratulations to Sarah Zhu on her convocation today! Sarah joined us this year as a 4th year Honours student working on a project to identify cells in the inflamed spinal cord in a mouse model of CNS autoimmune disease. Sarah is off to medical school McMaster University in September, and…

Please support KerfootLab members in the 2016 MS Bike Ride

Last year's team of riders. This year's Microbiology and Immunology Team is growing! Once again, we're participating in the MS Society of Canada's Grand Bend to London Bike Ride to raise money for MS-related research. This is an important cause for us for several reasons. Our own work has been…

Looking both back and forwards at the Singh Symposium

Steve was pleased and honoured to be able to represent the current Department of Microbiology & Immunology as a speaker at the Research Symposium honouring Dr. Bhagirath Singh, who is retiring from the department this year.       Steve had a chance to talk about our…

Congratulations to Yodit for her OGS!

Yodit was awarded an Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) for the 2016/17 academic year for her work characterizing the B cells that infiltrate the spinal cord meninges in a model of CNS autoimmunity. Great work! Congratulations!…