John Whitney has won the 2022 ACS Infectious Diseases Young Investigator Award in the Division of Biological Chemistry.   This USA-based award recognizes young investigators who have made extraordinary contributions to understanding the biological chemistry of infectious diseases. 

"Dr. Whitney was selected for his pioneering work on bacterial secretion systems (type VI and VII) in gram-negative and gram-positive bacteria, says ACS Infectious Diseases Editor-in-Chief Courtney C. Aldrich. “Exploitation of these systems may provide a novel method to develop new antibiotics.”

Meet the Winners of the 2022 ACS Infectious Diseases Young Investigator Awards:  




Accessibility for Ontarians With Disabilities Act (AODA)


The Faculty of Health Sciences is committed to providing a website that is accessible to the widest possible audience. If there is an accessibility issue with this website, please contact us at