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Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research

Mike McKay in lab at Great Lakes Institute for Environmental ResearchMike McKay, executive director of UWindsor’s Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research, has received another $540,000 in funding for his research program that uses samples from wastewater treatment plants as an early warning system for COVID-19 outbreaks. The funding is part of a $12 million investment by the province to support and expand the network of researchers analyzing wastewater across Ontario.

Provincial funding boosts research tracking COVID-19 through sewage

A UWindsor research team received $540,000 to test samples from wastewater treatment plants as an early warning system for COVID-19.

Daniel HeathDaniel Heath is heading GEN-FISH, a four-year project that involves creating a genomic toolkit to assess the health of freshwater species. Fish farm operators and consultants hired to do environment assessments are already lining up to be among the first to use the new technology.

Fish genome project attracts early attention

UWindsor professor Daniel Heath heads a research project creating a genomic toolkit to assess the health of freshwater species.

Mike McKay working in labMike McKay, executive director of the Great Lake Institute for Environmental Research, is leading a research team using sewage as an early warning system to determine trends in COVID-19 infection rates.

UWindsor COVID research gets $300,000 funding boost

Mike McKay is leading a research team using sewage as an early warning system to determine trends in COVID-19 infection rates.