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 - Unraveling the complex interactions of host-virus interactions on marine microbial physiology

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 12:30pm Dr. Alison Buchan
Professor, Department of Microbiology, University of Tennessee


Lecture Presentation by Candidate for Instructor Position

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 10:00am Dr. Logan Banadyga
Postdoctoral Fellow, Rocky Mountain Laboratories, NIAID, NIH, Hamilton, MT


Lecture Presentation by Candidate for Instructor Position

Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 10:00am Dr. Silvia Selleri
Research Associate, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Sainte-Justine, Research Center, Montreal & Research adjoint, Department of Microbiology, Infectiology and Immunology, University of Montreal