We are the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry at the University of Alberta, one of the world’s elite academic health sciences centres, where top students are taught by award-winning educators and mentored by renowned scientists in a dynamic learning environment.
We conduct our teaching, research and patient care in accordance with the highest international standards. We work with our partners in education, research and health care for the greater good of the local, regional and global community.
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.
Thanks to all for making the second UofA ID conference a success!
Congratulations to the award winners:
February 7, 2020
Heterogeneous microglia response limits macrophage dispersion
February 5, 2020
Precision Immunology Through Deeper, Single Cell Profiling
January 28, 2020
New Regulators of Cellular Calcium Homeostasis & an Introduction to Cryo-EM (Why all the hype?)
January 21, 2020
Interactions between Respiratory Syncytial Virus and Cell Surface Nucleolin
January 20, 2020
Unexpected hazards of immune cell migration: crowding, shattering and nuclear rupture
January 14, 2020
Exploiting cryptic epitopes in group A streptococcus for developing vaccines and immunotherapies
January 6, 2020
Exploring microbial diversity in public health microbiology
December 11, 2019
Cytomegalovirus, transplantation and thrombosis: A perfect storm?
December 4, 2019
Role of capicua in hematopoietic and immune cells
November 26, 2019
Therapeutic regulatory T cells from discarded human thymus; the road to the clinic
MMI occupies the 6th floor of 3 buildings along 87 Ave
Huffington post: RSV interview with MMI's Dr. Marchant.