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.



Evelyn Sun awarded 2018 "Killam Graduate Teaching Assistant Award"

Thursday, May 17, 2018
Congratulations to Evelyn Sun (Ph.D candidate-Hancock Lab) on receiving 2018 Killam Graduate Teaching Assistant Award. The Killam GTA Award recognizes graduate students who have demonstrated skills... more

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



Seminar-Synthetic peptides to combat adaptive multidrug-resistant high density bacterial infections

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 12:30pm Dr. Daniel Pletzer
Postdoctoral Fellow; Cystic Fibrosis Canada, Postdoctoral Fellow Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research - Research Trainee, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, UBC


Seminar-Unwrapping the enigma - understanding the mechanisms of eosinophil recruitment

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 12:30pm Dr. Kamala Patel
Professor, Physiology and Pharmacology; Executive Director, Live Cell Imaging Labs; Snyder Institute for Chronic Diseases, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary