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Microorganisms and Biotechnology

Research in microbiology and biotechnology covers a wide range of topics and applications that exploit microorganisms to support sustainable development and the production of value-added products. The biotechnology industry has a highly skilled workforce.

Our research teams are working to improve public health and help the environment. Biological control, optimization of bioremediation processes, biocatalytic synthesis of pharmaceutical and agro-food compounds, biomass conversion, and the development of new ways to treat microbial infections are just a few examples of research projects being conducted at INRS.

We are also investigating how microorganisms function, evolve, and communicate; at a time when antibiotic resistance is a global health issue, these studies have become critical in the fight against pathogens.

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