McGill Alert / Alerte de McGill

Updated: Thu, 07/18/2024 - 18:12

Gradual reopening continues on downtown campus. See Campus Public Safety website for details.

La réouverture graduelle du campus du centre-ville se poursuit. Complément d'information : Direction de la protection et de la prévention.

Drug-resistant infections kill almost 1.3m people a year - The Economist, January 22, 2022

Published: 21 January 2022

A study led by Giorgia Sulis, a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, was cited by the Economist.

Specialized cellular compartments discovered in bacteria

Published: 20 July 2020

Researchers at McGill University have discovered bacterial organelles involved in gene expression, suggesting that bacteria may not be as simple as once thought. This finding could offer new...

New understanding of antibiotic synthesis

Published: 8 November 2019

Insight into way enzymes work could shape future therapeutic production...

Could maple syrup help cut use of antibiotics?

Published: 16 April 2015

A concentrated extract of maple syrup makes disease-causing bacteria more susceptible to antibiotics, according to laboratory experiments by researchers at McGill University.

New hope in the fight against superbugs

Published: 3 May 2017

Antibiotic resistance is a growing global health threat. So much so that a 2014 study commissioned by the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom predicted that, if the problem is left unchecked, in...


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