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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

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)


McCalla Professorship Recipient

Congratulations to Dr. Edan Foley who is one of this year's McCalla Professorship Recipients! How exciting! For more info click here.

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.


Ph.D. Thesis Defense

Elsa Marquez (Kane Lab)
"Probing the role of MHC-1 bound peptide in Ly49 NK cell receptor recognition"
Thursday, April 2 at 9 am, Oborowsky Degner Hall (1-040 LKS)

ImmuNet Seminar Series

Dr. Sam Kung, Associate Professor, University of Manitoba
"Navigating natural killer cells a way or away"
Thursday, April 2 at 4 pm, Classroom F (2J4.02 WMC) Dr. Kung is the external examiner for MMI PhD candidate Elsa Marquez.

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.