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.
Wednesday, January 29, 2020Newly renovated home for life sciences allows student research to thriveWe recently celebrated the official opening of the Undergraduate Life Sciences Teaching Laboratories! Formally known as UBC’s Biological Sciences Centre, this new space brings together all undergrads in life and biological sciences into one complex.
Wednesday, January 22, 2020MBIM HON student Laurel Neufeld advances to the finals of the UBC Undergrad 3 Minute Thesis CompetitionLaurel’s first draft of the 3 Minute Thesis, which qualified her for finals, is on “Modeling E.coli infections in the gut.”
Thursday, January 16, 2020Obesity, heart disease, and diabetes may be communicableA new paper in Science by B. Brett Finlay and a team of CIFAR fellows in the Humans & the Microbiome program proposes that “non-communicable” diseases may be transmitted between people through the microbiome.
Seminar-Using genomics and preclinical models to understand tumor progression and anti-tumor immune responsesMonday, February 3, 2020 - 1:00pm Dr. Daniel Hollern
Post Doctoral Fellow, Dr. Charles M Perou Lab, Linebarger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Details