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. Robert Hancock and Dr. Olga Peña (MICB Alumni) may have found a way to diagnose the deadliest syndrome

Wednesday, June 7, 2017
  Sepsis—colloquially known as blood poisoning—is not all that rare. In Canada, close to 10,000 people die each year from it, and it accounts for almost 11 per cent of hospital deaths while being... more

Dr. David Oliver awarded UBC 2017 Killam Teaching Prize

Thursday, April 20, 2017
Congratulations to Dr. David Oliver on being awarded UBC’s highest recognition for teaching excellence and achievements (UBC 2017 Killam Teaching Prize).

Dr. Willam Mohn awarded Fellowship in the American Academy of Microbiology

Tuesday, April 11, 2017
The Academy, the honorific leadership group within the American Society for Microbiology, recognizes excellence, originality, and leadership in the microbiological sciences.  Fellows are eminent... more

EVENTS

Sep12

Seminar-TBA

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 12:30pm Dr. Marion Pepper
Assistant Professor, Department of Immunology, University of Washington
Details

Sep19

Seminar-TBA

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 12:30pm Details

Sep26

Seminar - TBA

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 12:30pm Details