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.



M&I major Jacqueline Siu was recognized as a Wesbrook scholar and awarded the Harold B. & Nellie Boyes Memorial, and the Harry Logan Memorial Premier scholarship

Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Congradulations to Jacqueline Siu! We are very pleased to announce that one of our M&I undergraduate majors, Jacqueline Siu​, is one of 20 students across all UBC undergraduate programs to... more

Research from Dr. Julian Davies lab featured on ASM

Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Kisameet clay exhibits potent antibacterial activity against the ESKAPE pathogens A clique of six pathogenic microorganisms (Enterococcus faecium, Staphylococcus aureus, Klebsiella pneumoniae,... more

M&I major Robert Ragotte awarded Rhodes Scholarship

Monday, November 30, 2015
Congradualations to Robert Ragotte! We are very pleased to announce that one of our M&I undergraduate majors, Robert Ragotte, is one of only 60 students worldwide to be chosen as 2016 Rhodes ... more



Seminar - TBA

Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 12:30pm Dr. John Leong
Professor and Chair, Department of Molecular Biology and Microbiology, Tufts University School of Medicine


Seminar - TBA

Tuesday, March 1, 2016 - 12:30pm Alyse Hawley
Ph.D. Candidate - Hallam Lab


Seminar - T cell responses to modified epitopes - a lost sense of self in autoimmunity

Tuesday, March 8, 2016 - 12:30pm Dr. Eddie James
Principal Investigator, Research Assistant Member, Tetramer Core Manager, Benaroya Research Institute