Dr. David Speert and the Department of Microbiology and Immunology wish to congratulate Allison on her success defending her thesis entitled "Pathogen-Induced Inflammation in Immunocompromised Conditions"
Dr. Brett Finlay and the Department of Microbiology and Immunology are happy to announce the successful oral exam of Shannon Russel on Antibiotic Perturbation of the Intestinal Microbiota in Murine Models of Allergic Airways Disease.
Opinion: Vaccines work; remember that fact Measles outbreak and resurgence of polio show importance of immunization May 6, 2014 http://www.vancouversun.com/opinion/op-ed/Opinion+Vaccines+work+remember+that+fact/9812326/story.html
Congratulation to Dr. Julian Davies on being elected as a foreign associate of the US National Academy of Sciences in recognition of his distinguished scientific career. The announcement was published online on April 29, 2014: http://www.nasonline.org/news-and-multimedia/news/april-29-2014-NAS-Election.html Julian joins a very select group of scientists and this is a very well-deserved recognition of Julian's many outstanding scientific achievements. Congrats!
Congratulations to our 2013 Vanier winner! Kate Sedivy-Haley is a PhD candidate in Dr. Robert E Hancock and is working to develop a screening technique using ES-cell derived macrophages.