Welcome to The Centre For Microbiome and Inflammatory Research located at the University of British Columbia – Okanagan

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June 1, 2018

What in the Wheat? We need your help…

Gut issues are on the rise in Western countries with the incidence of celiac disease doubling in Canada over the last 25 years. In North America the use of chemicals such as glyphosate in wheat desiccation is common. Glyphosate (also known by the brand name Roundup), is a highly debated topic. We want to conduct unbiased research on this controversial topic without the potential conflict that could come with funding from special interests. We’ll let the science speak – no matter the outcome! Consider supporting this exciting new research initiative. Click here.

May 17, 2018

Dr. Deanna Gibson is awarded the Canadian Association of Gastroenterology (CAG) – 2018 Young Investigator Award. Congratulations Deanna!

The CAG Young Investigator Award recognizes outstanding contributions to gastroenterology through basic and/or clinical research by a young investigator. For more details see Vol.18, No. 2 – February 2018.pdf

MAY 1, 2018

Congratulations to Kiran Gill for completing her Biology 452 – Directed Studies in Biology course!

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Gibson lab welcomes international PhD student from Nigeria!

Welcome to Adediwura Arowosegbe! Adediwura is a doctoral student at the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria. She graduated in 2010 with B.Sc. in Microbiology and completed her Masters Degree in Medical Microbiology and Public Health. She is interested in perinatal and infant health. She was awarded a TETFUND grant by the Federal Government of …

Dr. Deanna Gibson receives the CAG 2018 Young Investigator Award

Congratulations to Dr. Deanna Gibson who was awarded the Canadian Association of Gastroenterology (CAG) – 2018 Young Investigator Award. The CAG Young Investigator Award recognizes outstanding contributions to gastroenterology through basic and/or clinical research by a young investigator. For more details see Vol.18, No. 2 – February 2018.pdf