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.



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

Anastasia Hyrina awarded the 2015 ISAR Women in Science Career Development

Wednesday, July 8, 2015
Congratulations to Anastasia Hyrina, PhD student in Dr. Francois Jean's lab, for being awarded the 2015 International Society for Antiviral Research (ISAR) - Women in Science (WIS) Career Development... more



Seminar - Cytosolic immune detection of bacterial pathogens

Tuesday, September 8, 2015 - 12:30pm Dr. Russell Vance
Associate Professor of Immunology and Pathogenesis, and HHMI Investigator, UC Berkeley


Seminar - Structural insights into Mycobacterium tuberculosis heme uptake and bacterial contact-dependent growth inhibition

Tuesday, September 22, 2015 - 12:30pm Dr. Celia Goulding
Professor of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry & Pharmaceutical Sciences, UC at Irvine


Seminar - HCMV encoded miRNA regulation of cellular pathways during lytic and latent infection

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 - 12:30pm Dr. Jay Nelson
Director & Professor, Vaccine & Gene Therapy Institute, Oregon Health & Sciences University