Current Funding

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Farncombe Family Chair in Phage Biology (2017-2020)

$300,000

In addition to supporting Dr. Hynes's salary, generous donations by the Farncombe Family to the Institute have provided the group with a large operating grant to kick-start its research. 


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NSERC Discovery Grant “Temperate Phages Manipulate Bacterial Populations” (2018-2023)

$197,500

The study of phages is often centered on virulent (strictly lytic) bacteriophages. The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) supports a research program focused on fundamental aspects of the biology of temperate phages.

Past Funding