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 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

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



Seminar - Caulobacter crescentus based microbicides prevent vaginal infection with HIV-1 and HSV-2 in preclinical models

Tuesday, December 1, 2015 - 12:30pm Christina Farr Zuend
PhD Candidate - Horwitz Lab


Seminar - The role of 12/15-Lipoxygenase in Type 1 Diabetes

Tuesday, December 8, 2015 - 12:30pm Dr. Margaret Morris
Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Associate Director Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program, Eastern Virginia Medical School


Postdoctoral Seminar- Elucidating catabolism of cholesterol rings C/D by Mycobacterium tuberculosis

Tuesday, December 15, 2015 - 11:30am Dr. Israël Casabon
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, UBC