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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!


Frontiers in Immunology & Immunotherapy Journal Club

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Discussion presented by:
Amanda Scott, Graduate Student, Ostergaard Lab, Department of Medical Microbiology & Immunology, University of Alberta

"Inflamamation-induced disruption of SCS macrophages impairs B cell responses to secondary infection"

Mauro Gaya Angelo Castello, Beatriz Montaner, Neil Rogers, Caetano Reis e Sousa, Andreas Bruckbauer, Facundo D. Batista
Science 6 February 2015:
Vol. 347 no. 6222 pp. 667-672

You can see the paper by clicking on the link below

4:00 pm in 6-003B Katz Group Centre

ImmuNet Seminar Series

Eytan WineDr. Eytan Wine, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition

"Barrier Disruption, Bacterial Penetration, and Immune Stimulation in Pediatric IBD"

4 p.m., Thursday , March 26, in Classroom F (2J4.02 WMC)


Student's Union Advocacy Acknowledges Dr. Edan Foley

Dr. Foley was one of numerous instructors who have gone out of their way for students. Click here to read more. Way to go, Edan!

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.

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


ImmuNet Research Day

This year's ImmuNet Research Day will be held on Thursday, June 18th.

More details to follow.

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Recent Publications

For recent publications please visit our News page.