University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB, Canada
Dr. Christine Turenne is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases at the University of Manitoba, and is a clinical microbiologist for Shared Health Diagnostic Services in Winnipeg, Canada. Her career began at the National Microbiology Laboratory in Winnipeg, focusing on diagnostics of tuberculosis and non-tuberculous mycobacteria. She then pursued a PhD in Microbiology and Immunology at McGill University, studying mycobacterial evolution and genomics. She became the Director of Bacteriology at the Saskatchewan Disease Control Laboratory until her return to Winnipeg in 2015. She is a Fellow of the Canadian College of Microbiology (CCM) and a Diplomate of the American Board of Medical Microbiology (ABMM). She is co-chair of the Scientific Planning Committee for the AMMI Canada-CACMID Annual conference on clinical microbiology and infectious diseases. Her interests include novel or emerging bacteria associated with human disease, clinical microbiology diagnostics and infection control.
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Saturday, October 5
3:15 PM – 3:40 PM