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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!


M.Sc. Thesis Seminar

Tuesday, April 15, 2014
A. Rose
Alexandra Rose (Smiley Lab)

"A tale of two hypotheses: Effect of the Herpes simplex-1 virus virion host shutoff (vhs) protein on bicistronic reporters”

10:00 am - 11:00 am, Oborowsky Degner Hall (1-040 LKS)



C. ColpittsChe 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!


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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Mark your calendars!

The 9th Annual D. Lorne Tyrrell Lectureship in Infection and Immunity is scheduled for May 21 2014 and will be given by Dr. Akiko Iwasaki of the Yale School of Medicine. Check back for further details.

Circle the Date!

ImmuNet Research Day 2014 is set for June 26, 2014 at Woodvale Facility, Millwoods Golf Course. Please visit for more details.



Recent Events

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

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