Posts Tagged ‘Microbiology and Immunology’

UBC researchers identify genetic regulators hijacked by avian and swine flu viruses during human infection

Mar. 29, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Researchers at the University of British Columbia have identified a number of tiny but powerful “genetic regulators” that are hijacked by avian and swine flu viruses during human infection.

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Exposure to antibiotics linked to severity of allergic asthma: UBC research

Mar. 16, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Widely used antibiotics may increase incidence and severity of allergic asthma in early life, according to a University of British Columbia study.

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UBC gains $32.6 million in funding for genomic-based forestry research

Sep. 21, 2011 | Filed under: Media Release | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

The University of British Columbia welcomed the announcement of $32.6 million in funding from Genome Canada and Genome BC for four research projects aimed at making Canada’s forests healthier and more economically productive.

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