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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!


ImmuNet Seminar Series

KarenDr. Karen Madsen, Professor, Division of Gastroenterology, Co-Director - Centre for Excellence for Gastrointestinal Inflammation and Immunity Research (CEGIIR) and the Alberta IBD Consortium - University of Alberta

"Fecal microbial transplantation: A new treatment for inflammatory bowel disease?"

4 p.m., Thursday, February 12, in Oborowsky Degner Seminar Hall (1-040 Li Ka Shing Centre for Health Innovation)


Featured Article Published in PLOS Pathogens on December 11, 2014

Researchers from the Houghton and Tyrrell labs along with their collaborators have discovered a new regulator of the immune response to the influenza vaccine. Click here for the article and here for the press release.

Conference Success


The 2014 International Conference on Poxvirus, Asfarvirus & Iridovirus held on September 26-30, 2014
in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada was well organized and very well attended. Thank you to the organizers and attendees for making this conference successful! Click here for more pictures.

FairmontThe 2014 HCV Conference which was held in Banff on September 7 - 11 was a great success! Click here for pictures.

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ImmuNet Seminar Series

Ken Ng
Dr. Kenneth K-S Ng, Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Calgary

"Crystallographic studies of Norovirus polymerase and Clostridium difficile toxins: laying the foundation for novel therapeutics"

Thursday, February 19 at 4 pm, Classroom F.

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Recent Publications

For recent publications please visit our News page.