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.

 

NEWS

Citlali Ana Marquez Hernandez was awarded one of the inaugural "New Careers In Immunology Fellowships"

Saturday, January 31, 2015
Citlali Ana Marquez Hernandez, a PhD student in Dr. Marc Horwitz' lab, was awarded one of the inaugural "New Careers In Immunology Fellowships" by the American Association of Immunologists (AAI).

Dr. Steven Hallam received a Killam Faculty Research Fellowship

Saturday, January 31, 2015
Dr. Steven Hallam received a Killam Faculty Research Fellowship to support his study leave in Drew Endy's lab at Stanford.

Congratulations Dr. Justin LeBlanc

Tuesday, December 23, 2014
Dr. Bill Mohn and the Department of Microbiology and Immunology wish to congratulate Justin on his defence Dec 1 2014. Justin successfully defended his thesis titled "Mechanisms of survival against... more

EVENTS

Mar2

Seminar- How beta-lactam antibiotics kill bacteria

Monday, March 2, 2015 - 11:00am Dr. Hongbaek Cho, Candidate For Faculty Position IN SYSTEMS BIOLOGY AND MICROBIOLOGY
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Microbiology and Immunobiology (MBIB), Harvard Medical School
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Mar3

Seminar - TB Drug Development – Regimens to Shorten Therapy and Combat Resistance

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 12:30pm Dr. Khisimuzi Mdluli
Director, Biology TB Alliance
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Mar5

Seminar - The host, its microbes, and disease: the landscape of the skin microbiome

Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 11:00am Dr. Julia Oh, Candidate For Faculty Position IN SYSTEMS BIOLOGY AND MICROBIOLOGY
Postdoctoral Fellow, National Institutes of Health
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