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.
April 27, 2018
"Herpes simplex virus nucleases and innate antiviral responses." (click for details)
April 20, 2018
"A vaccine against Hepatitis C - The remaining challenge to control this global epidemic.' (click for details)
April 6, 2018
"Nucleotide Analogue Inhibitors of Viral Polymerases: From HIV to Ebola." (click for details)
April 5, 2018
"The role of a bacterial envelope stress response is surface sensing, pathogenesis, and antibiotic resistance." (click for details)
January 8, 2018
Dr. David Marchant explains the risks of RSV virus in a Huffington Post interview.
January 3, 2018
Dr. Michael Houghton explains the search for an effective vaccine for Hepatitis C in a youtube video produced by the Canada Foundation for Innovation.
December 30, 2017
Interview with Dr. David Evan's about his lab's recreation of the horsepox virus.
August 25, 2017
Dr. Aja Rieger received a 2017 International Society for Advancement of Cytometry Shared Resource Lab Award
August 8, 2017
Dr. Amit Bhavsar joins the MMI faculty as an assistant professor.
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.