Department News

Friday, November 7, 2014

Lyn Deficiency Leads to Increased Microbiota-Dependent Intestinal Inflammation and Susceptibility to Enteric Pathogens J Immunol. 2014 Oct 22. pii: 1302832 http://www.jimmunol.org/content/193/10/5249.long Roberts ME1, Bishop JL1, Fan X1, Beer JL1, Kum WW2, Krebs DL1, Huang M1, Gill N2, Priatel JJ3, Finlay BB2, Harder KW4. 1Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z3, Canada; 2Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia... Read More

Monday, October 27, 2014

The Department of Microbiology and Iimmunology and Dr. Steven Hallam would like to congratulate Elena on the successful of her thesis titled " Molecular Mechanisms of Host-Symbiont Recognition in a Highly specific Sponge-Archael Symbiosis. Elena has continued teaching at UBC.

Monday, October 27, 2014

The Department of Microbiology and Immunology and Dr. Bob Hancock wish to congratulate César on the defence of his thesis titled " A Broad-Spectrum Anti-Biofilm Peptide that Targets a Cellular Stress Response". César will continue as a Post-Doc working in Dr. Hancock's lab.

Monday, October 27, 2014

The Department of Microbiology and Immunology and Dr. Ken Harder wish to congratulate Manreet who defended her thesis titled "Mammary Tumour-Induced Dysregulation in Hematopoiesis and DC Development and the Role of Lyn Tyrosine Kinase in DC Activation". Manreet has started a new job at Stem Cell.

Monday, October 27, 2014

The department of Microbiology and Immunology and Dr. John T Beatty would like to congratulate Rafael as he successfully defended his thesis titled "Structural and Functional Relationships of the Bacteriopheophytin Environment in Photosynthetic Reaction Center Protein." Rafael has started a postdoc in St.Louis Missouri. He will be using genome editing approaches to investigate energy transfer pathways in photosynthetic green sulfur bacteria.

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