Department News

Friday, April 19, 2019

Congratulations to Linda Horianopoulos (Ph.D candidate-Kronstad Lab) on receiving 2018-2019 Killam Graduate Teaching Assistant Award. The Killam GTA Award recognizes graduate students who have demonstrated skills, abilities and contributions that result in a high level of respect from undergraduate students and academic or course supervisors, in several or all of the following areas: demonstrates a broad knowledge of the field, and the ability to help students actively learn new knowledge, skills and perspectives, evidenced by student/supervisor feedback and relevant grades... Read More

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Congratulations to Evelyn Sun (Ph.D candidate-Hancock Lab) on receiving 2017-2018 Killam Graduate Teaching Assistant Award. The Killam GTA Award recognizes graduate students who have demonstrated skills, abilities and contributions that result in a high level of respect from undergraduate students and academic or course supervisors, in several or all of the following areas: demonstrates a broad knowledge of the field, and the ability to help students actively learn new knowledge, skills and perspectives, evidenced by student/supervisor feedback and relevant grades; shows... Read More

Thursday, November 2, 2017

    ALUMNIUBC is marking its 100th year with alumni UBC 100, a year-long celebration of the power of UBC’s global alumni community. The Alumni Builder Awards were established as part of alumni UBC 100, to recognize alumni who have made important contributions to the success of UBC and the larger community. UBC units were invited to nominate alumni for this award. it is our pleasure to honor an alumnus or our department, Dr. Ali Tehrani with the Alumni Builders Award. This award recognizes his service to the Faculty of Science and his... Read More

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

The Vice-President, Students Office has selected the Department Microbiology and Immunology to receive the 2016/17 Alfred Scow Award. This award is granted to an undergraduate program or department that has contributed to student development.

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 implicated in one of 18 Canadian deaths overall. The syndrome is starting to gain more recognition worldwide, with the World Health Organization establishing sepsis as a global health priority in May.  Resad more.. http://www.macleans.ca/society/health/blood-ties-the-inspiration-behind-a-potential-sepsis-breakthrough/  

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