The Emergence of Superbugs in Canine Urine
Thanks to the support of Genome Prairie, Joe had the opportunity to attend the Plant and Animal Genome conference in sunny San Diego. It was a pleasure to be invited to present some of Rachel Courtice’s (Rubin lab grad student) work in an abstract entitled “the emergence of broad spectrum β-lactamases in E. coli from canine urinary tract infections in Western Canada”. This work was funded by Zoetis Animal Health and made possible by the provision of isolates from Prairie Diag
TheRubinLab Welcomes Dongyun Jung to the Team!
A warm welcome to Dongyun Jung who has just arrived at the U of S to begin his studies! Dongyun earned his Bachelor’s degree in Food Science and Technology at Chungnam National University in Daejeon, South Korea in 2016. He has worked as an undergraduate research assistant and done the research, identifying antimicrobial activities of novel antimicrobial agents against foodborne bacterial pathogens during his Bachelor’s studies. He was also an exchange student in Lakehead Uni
Sharing Our Findings With the Public
I am pleased to announce yet another publication describing human Staphylococcus pseudintermedius to come out of our collaboration with Drs. Deirdre Church and Ranjani Somayaji at Calgary Laboratory Services. We were delighted to have the opportunity to describe the results of our study to the general public in an article entitled: “Staphylococcus pseudintermedius infection: a downside to man’s best friend?” which was published today in the Atlas of Science. Check it out here