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

Dr. Sean Crowe has been selected as Peter Wall Institute Wall Scholars for 2015-2016

Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Congratulations to Sean Crowe on being named a Peter Wall Institute Scholar for 2015-2016.  Sean is one of only 12 faculty members from across UBC who were selected for this honor. Sean's selection... more

Congratulations to Dr. Martin Hirst. His lab played a key role in the NIH Epigenetic roadmap project.

Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Dr. Hirst lab played a key role in the NIH Epigenetic roadmap project, which resulted in 24 papers, Martin's lab was involved in four of these publications, 1 in Nature and 3 in Nature... more

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).

EVENTS

Sep8

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
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Sep22

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
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Oct27

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
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