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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

Special Summer Seminar

Thursday, August 13, 2015


AndrewDr. Andrew Camilli

Professor, Tufts University, Department of Molecular Biology & Microbiology and Howard Hughes Medical Institute


"Study of the Vibrio cholera Life Cycle and Ways to Prevent Infection"

10:00 am, Oborowsky Degner Seminar all (1-040 Li Ka Shing Centre for Health Innovation)

Dr. Camilli will also serve as External Examiner for the PhD thesis defense of MMI PhD Candidate Daniel Unterweger.


Promotional CERC video

At the recent CERC annual meeting, the chairholders created a short promotional video. Check it out below
Promote the Chairs:
Password: iqc01


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!

2015 Killam Recipient

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

Tune into CBC Radio One on Friday, May 15th at 9 pm. Dr. Tyrrell will be featured on the Ideas program where he is being interviewed by Paul Kennedy.

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.

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


MMI Annual Picnic

This year's departmental picnic will be held on Friday, July 10.

More details to follow.

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Recent Publications

For recent publications please visit our News page.