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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!


UPCOMING SEMINARS


 

Li Ka Shing Institute of Virology Seminar


Monday, June 27, 2016

 

Dr. Amy J. WeinerDr. Amy J. Weiner

Senior Program Officer - Global Health, Discovery and Translational Sciences, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation


"Translating Scientific Innovation into Solutions for Global Health Problems"


 

11:00 am in Oborowsky Degner Seminar Hall

(1-040 Li Ka Shing Centre for Health Innovation)

 


 

Li Ka Shing Institute of Virology Seminar


Wednesday, June 29, 2016

 

Dr. Stephen K. BurleyDr. Stephen K. Burley

Center for Integrated Proteomics Research, Rutgers University


"Antimicrobial Resistance: Evolutionary Tales from the Protein data Bank"


 

9:00 am in Oborowsky Degner Seminar Hall

(1-040 Li Ka Shing Centre for Health Innovation)


ImmuNet Seminar Series

 

Thursday, June 30, 2016

 

Dr. Jon D. LamanDr. Jon D. Laman

Professor of Immune Physiology, Head Department of Neuroscience, University Medical Centre Groningen, Netherlands


"Immunopathogenesis of MS and EAE: views integrated from human, mouse and non-human primates"


 

4:00 pm in Classroom F

(2J4.02 WMC)

 

Host:  Dr. Christopher Power

Alberta MS Network

 


NEWS


2016 FoMD Graduate Teaching Award Recipient

AmandaCongratulations to Amanda Scott, PhD candidate in Dr. Hanne Ostergaard's lab, who has been awarded the 2016 FoMD Graduate Teaching Award. Way to go, Amanda!


Spring 2016 Courses

MMI 100, MMI 133 and MMI 391 will be offered in the Spring session. More info to come.


2016 Award for Excellence in Teaching

Judy

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

Daniel U.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!


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For Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry upcoming seminars, click here for the event calendar.


EVENTS


2016 Infectious Disease Conference - May 2 & 3

ID conference

 

 

This was a two-day event, with a themed focus on “Scientific Responses to Economic Challenges and Opportunities”, assembled scientists and clinicians at the University of Alberta to facilitate collaborative efforts among colleagues, trainees, external partners and stakeholders who are working in the field of infectious diseases. Click here for more information. What a successful conference.


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Recent Publications

For recent publications please visit our News page.