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.



Dr. David Oliver awarded UBC 2017 Killam Teaching Prize

Thursday, April 20, 2017
Congratulations to Dr. David Oliver on being awarded UBC’s highest recognition for teaching excellence and achievements (UBC 2017 Killam Teaching Prize).

Dr. Willam Mohn awarded Fellowship in the American Academy of Microbiology

Tuesday, April 11, 2017
The Academy, the honorific leadership group within the American Society for Microbiology, recognizes excellence, originality, and leadership in the microbiological sciences.  Fellows are eminent... more

M&I awarded UBC Alfred Scow Award for its undergraduate program

Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Each year the Vice-President, Students Office presents the Alfred Scow Award. This award is granted to an undergraduate program or department that has contributed to student development. It is with... more



Seminar - The genetic regulation of antibiotic resistance and bacterial competition

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 12:30pm Dr. Andrew Cameron
Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, University of Regina & co-director of the Institute for Microbial Systems and Society


Seminar - Understanding disease heterogeneity to support development of novel infectious disease therapies

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 2:30pm Dr. Carrie Rosenberger
Scientist, Departments of Biomarker Discovery, Infectious Disease, and Immunology, Genentech, Inc. South San Francisco


Career Panel & Networking – with 3 MICB Alumni

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 3:30pm Details