Department News

Monday, September 22, 2014

Broad-spectrum anti-biofilm peptide that targets a cellular stress response Cesar de la Fuente-Nunez1, Fany Reffuveille1, Evan F. Haney1, Suzana K. Straus2, Robert E. W. Hancock1* 1 Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Centre for Microbial Diseases and Immunity Research, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 2 Department of Chemistry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada * E-mail: bob@hancocklab.com http://journals.plos.org/plospathogens/article?id=10.1371/journal.ppat.1004152... Read More

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Dr. Tom Beatty and the Department of Microbiology and Immunology wish to congratulate Rafael on his successful defence. Rafael's thesis Structural and Functional Relationships of the Bacteriopheophytin Environment in a Photosynthetic Reaction Center Protein was defended April 22 2014.

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Dr. Michael Murphy and the Department of Microbiology and Immunology wish to congratulate Catherine on the successful defence of her thesis Hemoglobin Binding, Heme Extraction and Heme Transfer by the Staphylococcus aureus Surface Protein IsdB on Tuesday July 8th.

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Dr. Erin Gaynor and the Department of Microbiology and Immunology wish to congratulate Mark as he successfully defended his thesis entitled Campylobacter jejuni Metabolism in Survival and Host Cell Interactions June 8th 2014.

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Congratulations to Dr. Georgia Perona-Wright on being one of the only 8 early career biomedical researchers in BC who received a Michael Smith Foundation of Health Research (MSFHR) Scholar Award in 2014. Project title: "The spatiotemporal regulation of cytokine signalling in infection, immunity and repair" http://www.msfhr.org/funding/2014-msfhr-scholar-awards Congrats!      

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