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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


Thursday, February 11, 2016


LacyDr. Paige Lacy

Professor, Pulmonary Medicine, University of Alberta

"How eosinophils contribute to allergy and immunity"

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



2016 Award for Excellence in Teaching


The Interdepartmental Science Students' Society presented an Award of Excellence in Teaching to Dr. Judy Gnarpe. In recognition for her dedication to undergraduate teaching. Congratulations, Judy!

2015 Governor General's Gold Medal

Daniel U.Congratulations to Dr. Daniel Unterweger (Pukatzki lab) who has been selected as one of two winners of the 2015 Governor General's Gold Medal. This award recognizes the doctoral graduate who achieves the highest academic standing/cumulative scholarly achievement at the University of Alberta. Congratulations, Daniel! What an achievement! More pictures here.

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!

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


MMI 2015 Annual Christmas Party


Thank you to everyone who contributed to this year's collection of items for the Bissell Centre. We are thankful for the outpouring generosity from all of you. More Christmas pictures.

2015 John Thibault Good Citizen Award Recipient

Ninad Mehta
The first JTMA Event took place on Friday, September 11. Congratulations to the 2015 John Thibault Good Citizen Award Winner, Ninad Mehta.

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Recent Publications

For recent publications please visit our News page.