I am mapping the network of proteins that allow bacteria to scavenge iron, so that it can be targeted for disruption by novel antibiotics.
Sylvie Ouellette is a doctoral candidate in Chemistry/Biochemistry. She received her Bachelor’s in Journalism from Concordia in 1995. In 2017, Sylvie obtained a BSc (Honors) in Cell and Molecular Biology and then joined the Pawelek lab. Sylvie investigates how bacteria scavenge essential iron from their surroundings. Her findings could pave the way for new classes of drugs to contribute to the fight against antibiotic resistance.
Sylvie Ouellette's blog posts
Public Scholar Sylvie Ouellette reflects on one of life’s most unexpected terrors: success. Read more
Sylvie Ouellette wants YOU to be a Public Scholar: in her latest blog, Sylvie encourages us to share our research on our own terms. Read more
Public Scholar Sylvie Ouellette advises why “getting Hygge with it” might be the balm we all need. Read more
Sylvie Ouellette takes us on a tour of the complex worlds within us. Read more
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- September 7, 2020: Opinion: New antibiotics should be better targeted
- September 11, 2020: Lab Walkthrough with Public Scholars Sylvie Ouellette, Hamid Ebrahimi and Ehsan Y. Moghadam
- January 28, 2021 - Op-Ed in Le Devoir: La science demande du temps… et une bonne dose d’humilité
- February 23 - Podcast or Perish: Episode 027: Public Scholars
- April - Bridging Science and Journalism - where do we begin?