Medical Microbiology & Immunology
Welcome to the Department of Medical Microbiology & Immunology. We are a research-intensive department focusing on advanced studies in Bacteriology, Immunology, Virology, and the interface between these fields. We hope you enjoy your virtual visit!
ImmuNet Seminar Series
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Dr. Deborah Burshtyn, Professor, Department of Medical Microbiology & Immunology, Vice-Dean, Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research, University of Alberta
"Did Cytomegalovirus' immune evasion protein UL18 force down the human inhibitory receptor LILRB1 just on NK cells?"
4:00 pm Classroom F
Alberta Virology Conference
June 1 & 2, 2017
University of Alberta
Allard Lectcure Theatre
Registration and abstract submission for the 3rd Li Ka Shing Institute of Virology hosted "Alberta Virology Conference" are now open. Please check the conference website for details and to register. For questions or additional information please contact Karin Fodor or 780-492-1084.
Thank you on behalf of the conference Chair - Dr. David Marchant
Welcome to our newest Academic!
MMI Welcomes Dr. Amit Bhavsar, Assistant Professor to the department. Dr. Bhavsar is accepting student applications.
2017 Diagnostics Young Investigator - Former Student Dr. Marc Couturier
Congrats to one of our former grad students, Marc Couturier, who has received the 2017 Diagnostics Young Investigator by the American Society of Microbiology. Way to go! Click here for the entire article.
2016 Pediatric Trainee Award
2016 John Thibault Good Citizenship Award
Congratulations to Cameron Griffiths, PhD candidate in Dr. David Marchant's lab, who has been awarded the 2016 John Thibault Good Citizenship Award. Way to go, Cam!
2016 John Thibault Travel Award Recipients
Congratulations to David Fast (Foley Lab) and Wan Kong Yip (Shmulevitz Lab) who won this year's John Thibault Travel Awards.
2016 Award for Excellence in Teaching
The Interdepartmental Science Students' Society presented an Award of Excellence in Teaching to Dr. Judy Gnarpe. In recognition for her dedication to undergraduate teaching. Congratulations, Judy!
FoMD Grad Student Teaching Award Winner
A big congratulations to Kris Ellestad (PhD student in Dr. Colin Anderson's lab) who has been named the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry's Graduate Student Teaching Award winner! Way to go, Kris!
For Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry upcoming seminars, click here for the event calendar.
2016 Annual MMI Recruitment Event
This year's Recruitment Event was a success! Thank you to those who attended and helped make it another great event!
For recent publications please visit our News page.