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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, September 10, 2015


Marc OuelletteDr. Marc Ouellette

PhD, FRSC, FCAHS, Scientific Director, Institute of Infection and Immunity, CIHR Canada Research Chair in Antimicrobial Resistance, CHU Quebec at Laval Université


"Gene copy number variation and antimicrobial resistance"


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

Sponsored by Alberta Transplant Institute,University of Alberta

Hosted by: Dr. Lori J. West, MD, DPhil, FRCPC, Professor of Pediatrics, Surgery and Immunology Fellow, Canadian Academy of Health Scienes, Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) in Cardiac Transplantation Director, Canadian National Transplant Research Program, Director, Alberta Transplant Institute


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.


John Thibault Memorial Awards Event

The first JTMA Event will be held Friday, September 11. The 2015 John Thibault Good Citizen Award Winner will be announced at that time.

More details to follow.

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Recent Publications

For recent publications please visit our News page.