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.



Congratulations to Prof. Wilfred Jefferies on his election to Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI)

Wednesday, December 4, 2019
Prof. Wilfred Jefferies – a researcher, immunologist and professor in Microbiology & Immunology as well as Medical Genetics and the Biomedical Research Centre – has been elected as a Fellow for... more

Introducing New Faculty Member: Carolina Tropini

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
  We are excited to welcome Carolina Tropini, the newest faculty member to both the Department of Microbiology and Immunology and the School of Biomedical Engineering.  Fresh off her postdoc at... more

Dr. Carolina Tropini received MSFHR 2019 Scholar award

Thursday, July 18, 2019
Congratulations to Dr. Carolina Tropini for being awarded BC MSFHR 2019 Scholar award!  The MSFHR Scholar Program is designed to support early career researchers as they establish independent... more



Seminar-Teaming with Microbes: Lessons from the Zebrafish Intestine

Monday, December 9, 2019 - 1:00pm Karen Guillemin
Philip H. Knight Chair and Professor of Biology, Institute of Molecular Biology, University of Oregon


Seminar-Global Metabolomics in Microbiology and Immunology

Monday, December 16, 2019 - 1:00pm Dr. Tao Huan
Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, UBC



Monday, March 2, 2020 - 1:00pm Madison Bolger-Munro
PhD. Candidate-Gold Lab