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.
Monday, May 10, 2021UBC researchers find how plants can actively recruit beneficial microbes to help protect them against future pathogen attackThe Haney Lab in the UBC Department of Microbiology and Immunology published research in Nature Plants that shows how plants can benefit the future of microbiology research and agriculture.
Thursday, April 29, 2021New faculty member Maria Tokuyama has always been motivated by the thrill of discovery and joys of mentorshipGet to know Microbiology & Immunology’s newest Assistant Professor, Dr. Maria Tokuyama: the projects in her new lab, and the inspiration behind her journey to becoming a research scientist.
Wednesday, March 24, 2021World TB Day: Tuberculosis is still an urgent global health matter and time is running outResearchers from the Av-Gay lab bring awareness to TB research and emphasize the importance of collaboration.