Professor in Bacterial Cell Biology
Yves Brun is a Professor and the Canada 150 Research Chair in Bacterial Cell Biology in the Department of microbiology, infectiology, and immunology at the Université de Montréal. He has received multiple awards, including an Academic Scientific Achievement Award from the American Society for Microbiology, a Fulbright US Research Scholar Award, and the 2019 Murray Award from the Canadian Society of Microbiologists for career achievement. He was elected to the American Academy of Microbiology, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the Canadian Academy of Health Research, and the Royal Society of Canada. He has served as Editor leading journals in microbiology and is a member of the editorial advisory board of Cell. He has made seminal contributions to several fields of microbiology using a multidisciplinary approach and often developing transformative tools, specifically in the areas of bacterial cell elongation, division, and morphogenesis; bacterial cell organization; and bacterial surface attachment and biofilm formation.