Department News

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

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

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Recent publication from Dr. Jefferies and his colleagues, "The ion channel TRPV1 regulates the activation and proinflammatory properties of CD4+ T cells " was selected to be highlighted in the Editors' Choice section of Science Signaling, a weekly journal from the publisher of Science magazine. A link to the summary of the article is below: http://stke.sciencemag.org/content/7/349/ec301.abstract Link to the full article: http://www.nature.com/ni/journal/v15/n11/full/ni.3009.html      

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.

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