On June 12-15, the University of Toronto hosted the 66th Annual Canadian Society of Microbiologists Meeting for the first time in 30 years, co-chaired by Dr. Alex Ensminger & Dr. Trevor Moraes (Department of Biochemistry). With 525 registrants, the conference was a huge success.  Faculty and trainees from the Department of Molecular Genetics were among the speakers and presenters at the conference.

 

 

Recent Molecular Genetics alumus Dr. Ryan Gaudet, won the 2016 Armand-Frappier Gold Metal Award Lecture for his PhD work in the Gray-Owen lab, and gave his award lecture at the conference to a packed Macleod auditorium.

Read a summary of the conference, written by Molecular Genetics alumna, Dr. Betty Zou.