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 - Epigenetic and genetic collusion in transformation

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 - 12:30pm Dr. Martin Hirst
Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology, UBC


Seminar - Versatile small RNA and small protein regulators encoded by the genes that were missed

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 12:30pm Dr. Gisela Storz
Senior Investigator, Cell Biology and Metabolism Program National Institutes of Health USA


Seminar - Lignin valorization via biological funneling and chemical catalysis

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 4:00pm Dr. Gregg Beckham
Senior Engineer, National Renewable Energy Laboratory