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You'll learn everything you need to know about Zika virus at our next Bedside-to-Bench Seminar on May 24.
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International Women's Day is on March 8 we're dedicating the entire month of March to celebrating the many talented, passionate and inspiring members, trainees and staff at the IIDR who are promoting gender equality in science.

Look out for our Q&A spotlights on women at the IIDR throughout the month and learn about their fascinating research, achievements, advice for women in science and what they're doing to #BeBoldForChange in 2017. #IWD2017 +InternationalWomens Day +STEM Women on G+
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#DYK the High Throughput Screening Lab at the Centre for Microbial Chemical Biology (CMCB) was the first academic screening lab in Canada?

The CMCB's many services are available to McMaster employees, students, researchers as well as industry users. Plus - expert training is offered. Learn more:

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#AntibioticResistance is more prevalent in space and researchers are stepping up efforts to discover why: 

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Missed our #traineetakeover yesterday in Dr. Matthew Miller's Lab? We have the whole Storify recap on our website: http://mcmasteriidr.ca/2017/02/storify-recap-of-iidrs-first-twitter-takeover/
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Starting at 9 am tomorrow (Feb. 15), follow @McMasterIIDR on Twitter to see what a day in the life is like for IIDR trainee, Alyssa Posca!

Alyssa Posca is a fourth year undergraduate student in the Biomedical Discovery and Commercialization program at Mac and a trainee in Dr. Matthew Miller's lab.

This is your chance to witness some of the day to day research the IIDR is doing that will impact drug discovery, surveillance and innovation, improving the health of people around the world.

We encourage you to ask all of your burning questions by mentioning @McMasterIIDR on Twitter and by using the #traineetakeover hashtag: https://twitter.com/McMasterIIDR
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To celebrate Sexual & Reproductive Health Awareness Week (February 12 - 18) we would like to recognize IIDR member, Dr. Charu Kaushic, a leading researcher in women's reproductive health.

Learn about Dr. Kaushic's research on a female sex hormone that could protect against sexually transmitted infections. #SRH2017 #PillowTalk

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Ever wonder what a day in the life is like for IIDR members and trainees? We’re passing the Twitter torch along to members and trainees each month to give you a behind-the-scenes look at all of the daily happenings inside the lab.

On Wednesday, February 15 starting at 9 am follow @McMasterIIDR on Twitter and the #traineetakeover hashtag and Alyssa Posca, IIDR trainee will take you inside the Miller Lab.

Read more: http://mcmasteriidr.ca/2017/02/iidrs-twitter-takeover-series/

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What’s creepier than the inside of Dr. Frank-N-Furter’s mansion in The Rocky Horror Picture Show? Just take a look at the environmental bacterium, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, dancing to the "Time Warp" under a microscope.

Learn why IIDR member, Dr. Lori Burrows is studying this bacterium to find solutions to the antibiotic resistance crisis by visiting our website: http://bit.ly/2kTi2pD 

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