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. Ali Tehrani receives Alumni Builder Award

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... more

M&I receives Alfred Scow Award for Student Development

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... more

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

EVENTS

Feb19

Seminar-Defining microbiota and host resilience to physical perturbations: a multi-scale approach

Monday, February 19, 2018 - 12:30pm Dr. Carolina Tropini
Post-doctoral fellow, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Stanford University
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Feb22

Seminar-The evolutionary biology of antibiotic resistance

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 2:00pm Dr. Craig MacLean
Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellow, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford
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Feb26

Seminar-TBA

Monday, February 26, 2018 - 12:30pm Details