Microbiology & Immunology

The Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of British Columbia provides a stimulating environment in which to pursue a graduate or undergraduate research program. Our faculty is internationally recognized for contributions in microbiology, molecular biology and immunology. Students will have the opportunity to experience the most up to date molecular approaches to the study of problems in microbiology and immunology.



Dr. David Oliver awarded UBC 2017 Killam Teaching Prize

Thursday, April 20, 2017
Congratulations to Dr. David Oliver on being awarded UBC’s highest recognition for teaching excellence and achievements (UBC 2017 Killam Teaching Prize).

Dr. Willam Mohn awarded Fellowship in the American Academy of Microbiology

Tuesday, April 11, 2017
The Academy, the honorific leadership group within the American Society for Microbiology, recognizes excellence, originality, and leadership in the microbiological sciences.  Fellows are eminent... more

M&I awarded UBC Alfred Scow Award for its undergraduate program

Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Each year the Vice-President, Students Office presents the Alfred Scow Award. This award is granted to an undergraduate program or department that has contributed to student development. It is with... more



Day of Immunology 2017 (DOI 2017)

Friday, April 28, 2017 - 9:00am Details


Seminar - B Lymphocyte Activation in Health and Disease: Orchestration at the Membrane-Cytoskeletal Interface

Friday, April 28, 2017 - 4:00pm Dr. Neetu Gupta
Associate Staff, Department of Immunology, Lerner Research Institute, Department of Pediatric Hem-Onc, Pediatric Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation


Seminar - The physiology and habitat of LUCA

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 12:30pm Dr. William Martin
Professor, Institute for Molecular Evolution, Heinrich-Heine University Düsseldorf, Universitätsstraße 1, Germany