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About the Department

Welcome Message by  Dr. Benoit Cousineau    

I am honoured to welcome you to the Department of Microbiology & Immunology at McGill University. I invite you to browse through the contents of our website to discover who we are as a scientific community and what we do in terms of innovative research and teaching. Read more

History of the Department

In 1931, efforts first began to consolidate teaching and research in microbiology within the faculties of Medicine and Science. As a result, a new Department of Bacteriology was founded with Dr. E.G.D. Murray as its first Chairman. Read more

The Departmental Committees

For a complete list of MIMM's committees click here

Annual Reports


The department of Microbiology and Immunology is pleased to announce that the 2012 Annual Report is now available on the website. To view a complete list of previous MIMM’s Annual Reports click here