Two CBS researchers awarded federal funding for innovative projects
Two researchers from the University of Guelph’s College of Biological Science have each been awarded $250,000 in funding through the New Frontiers in Research Fund’s Exploration program, administered by the Canadian government’s three research agencies. The program is designed to support transformative, interdisciplinary, high-risk, high-reward research.
Dr. Jennifer Geddes-McAlister, assistant professor in the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, will be leading the development of technology to quickly and accurately detect microbes and the presence of antimicrobial resistance. This will allow clinicians to more effectively target treatments for diseases, limiting the evolution of resistance. READ MORE HERE