Mossman lab in the media


Alyssa Vito won 2nd place in oral presentations for the basic science category.

16th annual Department of Oncology Student Research Day on June 19, 2019


Karen Mossman named acting vice-president, research

Karen Mossman has been appointed McMaster’s acting vice-president, research, effective June 1, 2019. Mossman, who currently serves as associate vice-president, research, will take over for Rob Baker who announced his plans to step down earlier this month. The appointment is for one year, or until such time as a permanent appointment can be made.


Alyssa Vito, a PhD candidate in Dr. Karen Mossman’s lab, is a recent Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship winner and is playing a key role in the fight against cancer!


Karen Mossman named Associate Vice-President, Research

McMaster’s Board of Governors appoint Karen Mossman, professor in pathology and molecular medicine, as new Associate Vice-President, Research.


Viruses such as Ebola, influenza and Zika make headlines. They grab our attention with their potential to cause widespread disease and death. But where did these viruses first come from?


Unravelling the Antiviral Secrets of Bats: Introducing the IIDR’s Newest Postdoc, Dr. Arinjay Banerjee

Dr. Arinjay Banerjee is a new postdoctoral researcher and Michael G. DeGroote Fellow at the Michael G. DeGroote Institute for Infectious Disease Research (IIDR). He is collaborating with IIDR Principal Investigator Dr. Karen Mossman on a unique project that aims to better understand the relationship between bats and emerging viruses that cause serious disease in humans and agricultural animals.


Five IIDR Members Awarded More Than $14M in Federal Grants

Five research programs led by members of the Michael G. DeGroote Institute for Infectious Disease Research (IIDR) will receive more than $14M from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).


The Conversation: Can Bats Help Humans Survive the Next Pandemic?

Coronaviruses can cause illness in humans, ranging from symptoms of the common cold to SARS, causing disease and even death. Bats are believed to be hosts for several of these coronaviruses – yet interestingly, do not develop any clinical signs of disease when infected.