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Outstanding areas of medical research at the University of Alberta include diabetes, obesity, virology, heart disease, motor control and rehabilitation, protein structure and function, and transplantation.
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 visit and if you want to have a look inside, please click the 3D Virtual Tour logo in the links panel.
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October 16, 2019
Investigating barriers to vaccinia virus recombination using combinations of light and electron microscopy
Harnessing the microbiome for treatment of Inflammatory Bowel Disease
October 7, 2019
Poxvirus recombination and reactivation: Mechanism, applications, and real-world implications
September 27, 2019
Quest for a novel therapy for Alzheimer's disease
September 24, 2019
The Evans' & Hitt labs put boots on the ground during the 10th annual bladder cancer walkathon. Click for info or to donate!
September 19, 2019
Universal infection control measures against airborne/foodborne/waterborne diseases
September 12, 2019
Translating structural biology into disease prophylaxis: Rationally designed, structure-based vaccines for neurodegenerative diseases?
September 6, 2019
Bridging the gap between the lab research and clinical outcome: cDNA-uPA/scid chimeric mouse with humanized liver for in vivo and in vitro research and drug development
July 18, 2019
June 18, 2019
As the deadly virus spreads in Congo, researchers have shown why a promising drug is effective at preventing Ebola from copying itself.
MMI occupies the 6th floor of 3 buildings along 87 Ave
Quirks & Quarks: creating horsepox by MMI's Evans' lab (audio)
Huffington post: RSV interview with MMI's Dr. Marchant.