Citlali Ana Marquez Hernandez, a PhD student in Dr. Marc Horwitz' lab, was awarded one of the inaugural "New Careers In Immunology Fellowships" by the American Association of Immunologists (AAI).
Dr. Steven Hallam received a Killam Faculty Research Fellowship to support his study leave in Drew Endy's lab at Stanford.
Dr. Bill Mohn and the Department of Microbiology and Immunology wish to congratulate Justin on his defence Dec 1 2014. Justin successfully defended his thesis titled "Mechanisms of survival against desiccation and associated stresses of the soil-residing actinomycete Rhodococcus jostii strain RHA1".
The Leopold Leadership Program, located at the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment at Stanford University, was founded in 1998 to fill a critical gap in environmental decision-making: getting the best scientific knowledge into the hands of government, nonprofit, and business leaders and the public to further the development of sustainable policies and practices. Dr. Hallam is among the 20 mid-career academic environmental scientists named as Fellows this year. The group was selected through a highly competitive process on the basis of their exceptional scientific... Read More
Dave Oliver has been awarded a UBC Science Centre for Learning and Technology (SCLT) Development Grant for his proposal entitled “Development of a UBC-based International Research Journal for Undergraduate Students”. The goal of this project is to further develop our undergraduate Journal of Experimental Microbiology & Immunology (JEMI) such that it in addition to publishing research articles from the MICB 421 and MICB 447 students, it would have a second tier in which the top MICB 421/447 articles, as well as microbiology and immunology research articles... Read More