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 Journal Club
Thursday, February 4, 2016
Ashbolt Lab, Department of MMI, University of Alberta
will lead discussion of:
"Photoexcited quantum dots for killing multidrug-resistant bacteria"
Colleen M. Courtney, Samuel M. Goodman, Jessica A. McDaniel, Nancy E. Madinger, Anushree Chatterjee and Prashant Nagapal. Nature Materials published online 18 January 2016 | DOI: 10.1038/NMAT 4542
4:00 pm, 6-52 Heritage Medical Research Centre
Special MMI Seminar
Monday, February 8, 2016
Fellow, Finlay Lab, Michael Smith Laboratories, University of British
"Gut Health early in life: the role
of our first microbiota"
9:00 am, Oborowsky Degner Seminar Hall
(1-040 Li Ka Shing Centre for Health Innovation)
ImmuNet Seminar Series
Thursday, February 11, 2016
Dr. Paige Lacy
Professor, Pulmonary Medicine, University of Alberta
"How eosinophils contribute to allergy and immunity"
4:00 pm, Classroom F (2J4.02 WMC)
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!
2015 Governor General's Gold Medal
Congratulations to Dr. Daniel Unterweger (Pukatzki lab) who has been selected as one of two winners of the 2015 Governor General's Gold Medal. This award recognizes the doctoral graduate who achieves the highest academic standing/cumulative scholarly achievement at the University of Alberta. Congratulations, Daniel! What an achievement! More pictures here.
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.
MMI 2015 Annual Christmas Party
Thank you to everyone who contributed to this year's collection of items for the Bissell Centre. We are thankful for the outpouring generosity from all of you. More Christmas pictures.
2015 John Thibault Good Citizen Award Recipient
The first JTMA Event took place on Friday, September 11. Congratulations to the 2015 John Thibault Good Citizen Award Winner, Ninad Mehta.
For recent publications please visit our News page.