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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

KarenDr. Karen Madsen, Professor, Division of Gastroenterology, Co-Director - Centre for Excellence for Gastrointestinal Inflammation and Immunity Research (CEGIIR) and the Alberta IBD Consortium - University of Alberta

"Fecal microbial transplantation: A new treatment for inflammatory bowel disease?"

4 p.m., Thursday, February 12, in Oborowsky Degner Seminar Hall (1-040 Li Ka Shing Centre for Health Innovation)


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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Frontiers in Immunology & Immunotherapy

Dr. Deanna Santer (Houghton lab) will lead discussion of TLR7 induces anergy in human CD4(+) T cells

Dominguez-Villar M, Gautron AS, de Marcken M, Keller MJ, Hafler DA.
Nat Immunol. 2015 Jan;16(1):118-28. doi: 10.1038/ni.3036.

Thursday, February 5 at 4 pm in 6-003B Katz (note room correction)

All are welcome!

ImmuNet Seminar Series

Ken Ng
Dr. Kenneth K-S Ng, Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Calgary

"Crystallographic studies of Norovirus polymerase and Clostridium difficile toxins: laying the foundation for novel therapeutics"

Thursday, February 19 at 4 pm, Classroom F.

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Recent Publications

For recent publications please visit our News page.