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Microbiology and Immunology

MIMM Undergraduate Student Orientation: Duff Amphitheater Wednesday Sept. 2, 2015 at 10am

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U2 MIMM student Tyler Cannon receiving the Undergraduate Award at the Canadian Society of Microbiologists' annual conference in June.

Congratulations to Dr. King on winning the Bhagirath Singh Early Career Awards in Infection and Immunity for 2013 and 2014! See the article on Dr. King in the February 2014 issue.

Nirmin Alsahafi, PhD student, presenting her research at fourth annual departmental Graduate Student Research Day, May 2015.

Community Outreach. Our department offers many opportunities to reach out to our community and to get young people interested and excited about science. If interested, please contact us!

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Find out more about Benoît in our September Newsletter.


What We Do


We are a team of over 20 internationally recognized faculty members, over 40 associate and adjunct members, more than 300 trainees, and 30 administrative and technical staff committed to carry out excellent teaching, research and service in the areas of Infection and Immunity. Our teaching expands from undergraduate to advanced graduate and post-graduate education using hands on problem solving approaches and cutting edges technologies.


Our research at the forefront of knowledge answers critical questions regarding human health such as what makes microbes helpful and how we can promote healthy immunity.


Members of the department are nationally and internationally engaged in community outreach to ensure that the results of our teaching and research translate into public awareness and policies that promote health and wellbeing.


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Future Scientists; Kids visit MIMM


Chair's Welcoming Remarks