The Murray Award, named after illustrious microbiologists R.G.E. Murray and his father E.G.D. Murray, is the Canadian Society of Microbiologists (CSM) premier award for senior researchers. The objective of the award is to provide national recognition to outstanding Canadian Microbiologists and to maintain a historical record of the achievements of these key contributors to microbiological research.
Dr. Mohn has conducted ground-breaking research on dehalorespiration, bacterial catabolism of a variety of aromatic compounds and steroids, soil ecology and the human microbiome. He has over 120 peer-reviewed publications. Dr. Mohn received his award at the 2016 CSM Conference, where he presented a seminar about his work.