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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!


PhD Thesis Defense

Ana Clementin, Ostergaard Lab

"Storage and Trafficking of FasL in Cytotoxic T Lymphocytes"
1 p.m., Monday, August 11, 2014 in Oborowsky Degner Hall (1-040 LKS)



Our New Chair Has Arrived!

Dr. Gotte

Our new Department Chair, Dr. Matthias Götte, has joined us! Please help us welcome him!

C. Colpitts
Che Colpitts: Graduate Student Teaching Award Recipient

Congratulations to Che Colpitts (Schang lab) who is the 2014 Recipient of the Graduate Student Teaching Award! Way to go, Che!

Che Colpitts
Awarded on June 11, 2014





Dr. Kinga Kowalewska-Grochowska facilitates Health Advocacy and Leadership Program (HAL)

Read the FoMD article here.

D. Marchant

Dr. David Marchant named as a Canada Research Chair!



Congratulations to Dr. David Marchant who has been named one of two Canadian Research Chairs! Click here for more.

Li Ka Shing Institute Virologists form University of Alberta spin-off Company Prophysis

TEC Edmonton officials and partners in Prophysis, the U of A spin-out company composed of researchers from the Li Ka Shing Institute of Virology celebrate their new partnership. Click here.

Recent Publications

For recent publications please visit our News page.

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Summer Student Poster Research Presentation will be held on August 15 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Upper Katz Atrium (located above Tim Hortons).

Recent Events

B. Parsons

Brendon Parsons (PhD student in the Foley Lab) presented at the 2014 BCID Conference which was held June 4-8, 2014. The conference was a huge success!

On December 16th, MMI enjoyed a potluck lunch to celebrate the holiday season. Click here for pictures.

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