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!
PhD Thesis Defense
Ana Clementin, Ostergaard Lab
"Storage and Trafficking of FasL in Cytotoxic T Lymphocytes"
1 p.m., Monday, August 11, 2014 in Oborowsky Degner Hall (1-040 LKS)
ImmuNet Seminar Series
Dr. Jonathan C. Choy, Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular Biology & Biochemistry, Simon Fraser University
"Inflammation and allogeneic immune responses"
9 a.m., Tuesday, August 12, 2014 in Oborowsky Degner Hall (1-040 LKS)
Host: Dr. Hanne Ostergaard, Professor, MMI
- Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
- Li Ka Shing Institute of Virology
- Alberta Diabetes Institute
- Immunology Network
Human Immunology @ UofA
Mark your calendars! 21st International Symposium on Hepatitis C Virus and Related Viruses will take place in Banff on September 7 - 11. Click here for the conference site.
2014 International Poxvirus & Iridovirus Conference
Hope you can join us in Victoria, BC on September 26 - 30, 2014. Click here for the conference site.
Our New Chair Has Arrived!
Our new Department Chair, Dr. Matthias Götte, has joined us! Please help us welcome him!
Che Colpitts: Graduate Student Teaching Award Recipient
Congratulations to Che Colpitts (Schang lab) who is the 2014 Recipient of the Graduate Student Teaching Award! Way to go, Che!
Awarded on June 11, 2014
For recent publications please visit our News page.
We invite you to meet the new Chair of the Department of Medical Microbiology & Immunology!
Open house-Thurs, Aug. 7, 3-5 pm
in 6-020 Katz Group Centre
This will be very informal affair with an opportunity to chat with Dr. Götte.
Summer Student Poster Research Presentations
These will be held on August 15 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Upper Katz Atrium (located above Tim Hortons).
Brendon Parsons (PhD student in the Foley Lab) presented at the 2014 BCID Conference which was held June 4-8, 2014. The conference was a huge success!