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.



Darlene Birkenhead awarded a 2015 UBC President's Staff Award

Thursday, August 13, 2015
Congratulations to Darlene Birkenhead, MICB graduate program coordinator, on receiving a 2015 UBC President's Staff Award in the category of "Enhancing the UBC Experience".  Contributions to the UBC... more

Stefanie Vogt , Brett Eyford, Lisa Reynolds, and Ashley Hilchie awarded 2015 MSFHR Research Trainee - Post-Doctoral Fellowship Awards

Wednesday, July 15, 2015
http://www.msfhr.org/funding/2015-msfhr-trainee-awards Congradulations to the following Postdoctoral fellows:  Dr. Stefanie Vogt (Finlay lab) Stefanie completed her Ph.D. at the University of... more

Dr. Charles Thompson and Dr. Julian Davies awarded a special grant for "Innovative approaches to address antibacterial resistance"

Thursday, July 9, 2015
Congratulations to Charles Thompson and Julian Davies, along with Natalie Strynadka (Biochemistry), Raymond Andersen (EOAS and Chemistry), Horatio Bach (UBC Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases... more



Seminar - Cytosolic immune detection of bacterial pathogens

Tuesday, September 8, 2015 - 2:00pm Dr. Russell Vance
Associate Professor of Immunology and Pathogenesis, and HHMI Investigator, UC Berkeley


Seminar - One Science Topic, Four Journalists and Forty-Five Readers: Journalism strategies for public engagement with genomics

Tuesday, September 15, 2015 - 12:30pm Dr. David Secko
Associate Professor Department of Journalism & Centre for Structural and Functional Genomics Concordia University & Alumni of MICB at UBC


Student Led-Microbiology panel

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 - 5:30pm Details