Regulating the interactions between our intestinal microbes and immune system is important for controlling intestinal inflammation

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A bacterial recombination protein needed for gene transfer agent transduction

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A substrate-assisted mechanism of nucleophile activation in a Ser-His-Asp containing C-C bond hydrolase

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Atmospheric oxygenation three billion years ago

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The GtaR protein negatively regulates transcription of the gtaRI operon and modulates gene transfer agent (RcGTA) expression in Rhodobacter capsulatus

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The Department of Microbiology & Immunology at the University of British Columbia provides a stimulating environment in which to pursue a graduate or undergraduate program. Our faculty is internationally recognized for contributions in microbiology, molecular biology, virology and immunology. Students will have the opportunity to learn about and experience the most up-to-date molecular approaches for studying key questions in microbiology and immunology.

Department News

Dr. Steven Hallam selected as a 2015 Leopold Leadership Fellow

Thursday, December 11, 2014
The Leopold Leadership Program, located at the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment at Stanford University, was founded in 1998 to fill a critical gap in environmental decision-making:...

Dr. Dave Oliver has been awarded a UBC Science Centre for Learning and Technology (SCLT) Development Grant

Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Dave Oliver has been awarded a UBC Science Centre for Learning and Technology (SCLT) Development Grant for his proposal entitled “Development of a UBC-based International Research Journal for...

Science Signaling featured the paper from Dr. Jefferies and his colleagues in "Editors' Choice"

Thursday, November 20, 2014
Recent publication from Dr. Jefferies and his colleagues, "The ion channel TRPV1 regulates the activation and proinflammatory properties of CD4+ T cells " was selected to be highlighted in the...

Recent publications from Dr. Harder Lab

Friday, November 7, 2014
Lyn Deficiency Leads to Increased Microbiota-Dependent Intestinal Inflammation and Susceptibility to Enteric Pathogens J Immunol. 2014 Oct 22. pii: 1302832 http://www.jimmunol.org/content/193/10/5249...
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Upcoming Seminars

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

12:30 PM
Seminar- PI3Kδ in Immunity, Infection and Cancer, Dr. Klaus Okkenhaug, The Babraham Institute
Dr. Klaus Okkenhaug
Group Leader, Laboratory of Lymphocyte Signalling and Development, The Babraham Institute

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