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ANNUAL CONFERENCE  ::  Exhibitors & Sponsors  ::  2018 Exhibitors

2018 Exhibitors

CSM Executive and the 2018 Manitoba 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

Booth #3

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. 


Booth #5

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. Visit us at www.bio-rad.com.

Centre for the Analysis of Genome
Evolution and Function

Booth #4

The Centre for the Analysis of Genome Evolution and Function (CAGEF) is an extra-departmental unit at the University of Toronto. CAGEF’s mission is to promote interdisciplinary research in basic and applied genome biology. To do this, CAGEF provides access to state-of-the-art genomic, proteomic, and bioinformatic research platforms. CAGEF also promotes the training and education of students and postdocs through the development and support of innovative teaching initiatives, courses, workshops and research awards.

Canadian Science Publishing

Booth #9

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


Booth #2

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.


CIHR Institute of Infection and Immunity

Booth #8

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.

GE Healthcare Life Sciences

Booth #1

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.

ESBE Scientific

Booth #13

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.


Booth #6

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)

Booth #12

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.


Booth #15

Founded in 1969, Mandel is a 100% Canadian owned distributor of scientific instrumentation & supplies to the Canadian marketplace. The company consists of 4 divisions: | Analytical | Life Science |Environmental |Service| offering customers a total solution for all their laboratory requirements. Mandel has offices across Canada, with our sales, technical & service teams available to serve when and where you need us. With our major brands, Coy, Shimadzu, Gilson, Eppendorf, GE Healthcare, Integra plus many more, Mandel‘s is your trusted source!

Metagenom Bio Inc. 

Booth #14

Metagenom Bio Inc. provides microbial community sequencing services, and offers an integrated set of tools and methodologies for the extraction of knowledge of microbial community structure and metabolic potential. Our services are highly customizable to the needs of the researcher. Products include kits for sample DNA extraction, such as our newly released Sox soil DNA kit, and microbial inoculants for vegetable production in hydroponic systems.

New England BioLabs

Booth #7

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.


Booth #11

As an industry pioneer of research solutions for sample preparation, in-depth molecular analyses and data interpretation, QIAGEN is a renowned supporter of microbiome research initiatives worldwide. Products from the microbiome portfolio are currently used and recommended by international consortia like the Human Microbiome Project, the Earth Microbiome Project and the MetaSUB Consortium. QIAGEN is the leading global provider of Sample to Insight solutions that enable customers to gain valuable molecular insights from samples containing the building blocks of life. Our sample technologies enable isolation of pure nucleic acids from challenging human and environmental samples. NGS library preparation solutions facilitate robust and unbiased metagenomics results. Bioinformatics software and knowledge bases interpret data to report relevant, actionable insights. Automation solutions tie these together in seamless and cost-effective workflows.

Thermo Fisher Scientific

Booth #16 & #17

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. We help our customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics, deliver medicines to market and increase laboratory productivity. Through our premier brands – Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services – we offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive services


Booth #10

VWR has long been the leading global, independent provider of product and service solutions to laboratory and production customers, enabling science for customers in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, industrial, education, government and healthcare industries.
In 2017, VWR was acquired by Avantor, a global supplier of ultra-high-purity materials and customized solutions for the life sciences and advanced technology industries. VWR’s expansive channel access and deep customer relationships strengthens Avantor’s abilities, adding a vital new dimension to the full scope of solutions we can provide—from discovery to delivery.


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