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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


Thursday, April 30, 2015


Dr. Jingxin CaoDr. Jingxin Cao

Adjunct Professor, Department of Microbiology, University of Manitoba and Section Head (Poxvirus Section) Division of Viral Diseases, National Microbiology Laboratory


"Towards understanding the mechanism of biological functions of a key poxvirus host range protein, E3"

4:00 pm in Classroom F (2J4.02 WMC)


2015 Killam Recipient

Dr. TCongratulations to Dr. D. Lorne Tyrrell who has received the prestigious Killam award! Click here for more.

Welcome to our new Flow Cytometry Core Manager

Please help us welcome our new Flow Manager, Dr. Aja Rieger. Welcome to the department, Aja! We are so happy to have you as the newest addition to MMI!

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!

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


Intro to Flow Cytometry Course

A half-day seminar focusing on the basics of flow cytometry, including sorting and image cytometry.

Monday, May 11 at 12 pm, 1-498 ECHA
To register please email Dr. Aja Rieger at Be sure to include your name, lab group and level of studies.

For more info, consult the Flow Core website:

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.