Farncombe
Phage

A McMaster University Research Group

How bacterial viruses (phages) shape the gut microbiome

Photo credit: Martin Lipman (NSERC)

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Current Affiliations

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The Farncombe Institute
Chair IN Phage BIology (Sept 2017)

Hired through the Farncombe Institute's efforts to recruit a phage biologist, Dr. Hynes has been brought into this team of world-class researchers focused on the gut.

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McMaster University
Assistant Professor (Sept 2017)

Dr. Hynes is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine, and associated with the Department of Biochemistry.

 
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Canadian Society of Microbiologists
Member (May 2008)

A member since he first helped host the annual conference in 2008, this society was a formative influence on Dr. Hynes. He still attends the annual conference without fail, and encourages aspiring microbiologists to attend and benefit from it as he has. 

 
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The Canadian Society for Virology
Member

As a member of the CSV, Dr. Hynes supports this new society's efforts fostering virology research across Canada.