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CONFÉRENCE ANNUELLE  ::  Exposants & Commanditaires  ::  Exhibitors


CSM Executive and the 2017 Waterloo Local Organizing Committee would like to thank the following companies for exhibiting and supporting the Canadian Society of Microbiologists and its annual conference.  We encourage the conference attendees to visit the exhibits.  

Beckham Coulter

Beckman Coulter, Inc., one of the Danaher (NYSE: DHR) companies, develops and markets instruments, systems and test solutions that enable new discoveries in biomedical research, drug development and the diagnosis and monitoring of disease. Our products range from centrifuges to cell counters, from particle characterization instruments to rapid genomic kits, from flow cytometers to integrated workstations and total lab automation, from analytical ultracentrifuges to cell metabolite analyzers. For over 75 years Beckman Coulter Life Sciences has been committed to helping researchers streamline discovery processes. 


Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: BIO) and (NYSE: BIO.B) has been at the center of scientific discovery for 60 years, manufacturing and distributing a broad range of products for life science research and clinical diagnostic markets. The company is renowned for its commitment to quality and customer service among university and research institutions, hospitals, public health and commercial laboratories, as well as the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and food safety industries. Founded in 1952, Bio-Rad is based in Hercules, California, and serves more than 100,000 research and industry customers through its global network of operations. The company employs approximately 7,300 people worldwide and had revenues exceeding $2 billion in 2012. Visit us at www.bio-rad.com.

Centre for the Analysis of Genome
Evolution and Function
The Centre for the Analysis of Genome Evolution and Function (CAGEF) was established in 2006 to promote interdisciplinary research in comparative, evolutionary, and functional analyses of genomes and proteomes. CAGEF’s mission is to promote research in basic and applied genome biology, provide technical support and access to state-of-art genomic, proteomic, metabolomic, and bioinformatic research platforms.

Canadian Science Publishing

The Canadian Journal of Microbiology offers exclusive discounts and benefits to members of the Canadian Society of Microbiologists. Visit our booth to learn more.

Published since 1954, the Canadian Journal of Microbiology features new research in applied microbiology and biotechnology, environmental microbiology and ecology, microbial physiology and metabolism, microbial genetics, mycology and virology, and other related topics. Read the journal online at www.nrcresearchpress.com/cjm


Providing today’s researchers with the newest products of the highest quality, Cedarlane is a vital resource to the Life Science industry. Cedarlane’s customers take advantage of access to over 2 million products from over 1,400 top global suppliers. Open six days a week, we strive to save you money through consolidation and timely, affordable delivery



The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) is the Government of Canada's health research investment agency. Our mission is to create new scientific knowledge and to enable its translation into improved health, more effective health services and products, and a strengthened Canadian health care system. Composed of 13 Institutes, CIHR provides leadership and support to health researchers and trainees across Canada. CIHR is part of the Health Portfolio which supports the Minister of Health in maintaining and improving the health of Canadians. The CIHR Institute of Infection and Immunity (III) supports research and helps to build research capacity in the areas of infectious disease and the body's immune system. Through the Institute's programs, researchers address a wide range of health concerns related to infection and immunity including disease mechanisms, disease prevention and treatment, and health promotion through public policy.
D-MARK Biosciences specializes in providing solutions to Molecular Biology and Protein Biology laboratories. The company was founded in 2008 by the former Canadian General Manager of a top 15 Multinational Life Sciences supply company, with an emphasis on PCR/qPCR and sequencing. D-MARK works with small manufacturers of advanced solutions for molecular and protein biology, allowing cutting edge research to be performed faster, more accurately, and at a lower cost.

NEB: Founded in the mid-1970s as a collective of scientists committed to developing innovative products for the life sciences industry, New England Biolabs is now a recognized world leader in the discovery, development and commercialization of recombinant and native enzymes for genomic research.



DNA Genotek Inc., a subsidiary of OraSure Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: OSUR), focuses on providing high-quality biological sample collection products and end-to-end services for human genomics, microbiome and infectious disease applications. Our OMNIgene product line is unique in that it is proven to immediately stabilize microbiota at the moment of collection, ensuring an unbiased ‘snapshot’ of the microbial community is maintained at ambient temperatures for 60 days. Kits for stool, oral, vaginal and animal sampling are available. We also offer GenoFIND™, a complete suite of genomics and microbiome services designed to combine our passion for customer service with industry leading sample processing, wet lab and bioinformatics analysis. DNA Genotek markets its products and services worldwide and has built a strong customer base in academia, biotechnology, molecular diagnostics, agriculture, and consumer genomics over the last 12+ years. For more information about DNA Genotek, visit www.dnagenotek.com.

ESBE Scientific
ESBE Scientific is one of the largest Canadian owned distributors of laboratory equipment and supplies with local representation from coast to coast. ESBE Scientific has been serving the biotechnology, clinical and research laboratory across Canada for close to half a century by supplying quality products and services. Products offered include new technology ultra-low freezers, centrifuges, incubators, biosafety cabinets, fume hoods, liquid handling tools, balances, cell counters, microplate equipment, laboratory plasticware as well as general laboratory apparatus. www.esbe.com

GE Healthcare

At GE Healthcare Life Sciences, we offer expertise and tools for a wide range of applications, including basic research of cells and proteins, drug discovery research, as well as tools to support large-scale manufacturing of biopharmaceuticals. It is our mission to support our customers with innovative technologies that help them develop breakthroughs that will make a positive difference in our world.


Today we are a global leader in genomics – an industry at the intersection of biology and technology. At the most fundamental level, we enable our customers to read and understand genetic variations. We strive to make our solutions increasingly simple, more accessible, and always reliable. As a result, discoveries that were unimaginable even a few years ago are now becoming routine – and are making their way into patient treatment.

Integrated DNA Technologies (IDT)

Integrated DNA Technologies (IDT) is the world leader in delivering custom nucleic acid products for the life sciences market in the areas of academic research, medical diagnostics, biotechnology, agriculture, and pharmaceutical development. IDT has developed proprietary technologies for genomics applications such as next generation sequencing, CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing, qPCR, and RNA interference. Through its GMP services, IDT manufactures products used in diagnostic tests for cancer and inherited and infectious diseases.

Millipore Sigma

MilliporeSigma is the U.S. life science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany. With 19,000 employees and 72 manufacturing sites worldwide, MilliporeSigma’s portfolio spans more than 300,000 products enabling scientific discovery. MilliporeSigma has customers in life science companies, university and government institutions, hospitals and industry. More than 1 million scientists and technologists use its products. The company is committed to solving the toughest problems in life science by collaborating with the global scientific community. For more information, visit www.emdmillipore.com and www.sigma-aldrich.com. MilliporeSigma is the U.S. life science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, and has 19,000 employees and 72 manufacturing sites worldwide, with a portfolio of more than 300,000 products enabling scientific discovery. The company's biochemical and organic chemical products and kits are used in scientific and genomic research, biotechnology, pharmaceutical development, the diagnosis of disease and as key components in pharmaceutical and other high technology manufacturing. MilliporeSigma has customers in life science companies, university and government institutions, hospitals and in industry. More than one million scientists and technologists use its products. The company is committed to solving the toughest problems in life science by collaborating with the global scientific community For more information, visit www.sigma-aldrich.com.

Nicoya Lifesciences
Nicoya Lifesciences uses nanotechnology to make OpenSPR™, the world’s first benchtop surface plasmon resonance instrument for molecular interaction analysis. It is affordable, user-friendly and low maintenance, providing powerful label-free analysis and high quality real-time data for a fraction of the cost of traditional SPR instruments. OpenSPR is perfect for analyzing interactions between proteins, antibodies, nucleic acids and more. With OpenSPR, every researcher can now have access to this powerful analysis technique – perfect of academia, industry, and education.

Nikon Instruments, (Canada) Inc

Nikon Instruments, (Canada) Inc. is a world leader in the development and manufacture of optical and digital imaging technology for biomedical applications. Now in its 99th year, Nikon provides complete optical systems that offer optimal versatility, performance and productivity. Cutting-edge instruments include microscopes, digital imaging products and software. 

Norgen Biotek Corp. 

Norgen Bioteck Corp. Norgen Biotek provides researchers with innovative kits for Sample Collection/Preservation [cf-DNA from Blood/Plasma/Serum, Urine, Saliva], Molecular Diagnostics (MDx), and microRNA/RNA/DNA/Protein Purification. Our kits feature exceptional quality, ease-of-use and sensitivity. Norgen Biotek provides researchers worldwide with the tools to address any sample preservation and preparation challenge.

Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific is the world leader in serving science. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Through our Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, and Ion Torrent brands, we help customers accelerate innovation and enhance productivity.



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