Molecular Microbiology and Immunology

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Molecular Microbiology and Immunology

The Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology offers Bachelor of Science and Doctoral degrees in Microbiology and Immunology, connecting outstanding research programs to the academic mission of preparing students for professional careers in microbiology and immunology, medical and public health service fields, education, research, and industry.

The department is committed to providing students with foundations to link their educational experience to basic and translational biomedical research activities built by department faculty with expertise in the areas of vaccine development, microbial cell biology and pathogenesis, and mechanisms of immune dysregulation in health and disease.

Students will have access to strong research programs, state-of-the-art resources, and competitive financial support. Our faculty members conduct research in a variety of areas and are dedicated to the university mission of discovery, teaching and learning, community engagement, and public service.


Dr. Bernard Arulanandam

Dr. Bernard Arulanandam named Vice Provost for Research at Tufts University
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Dr. Thomas Forsthuber

University Excellence Award winner:
Research Achievement Award - Dr. Thomas Forsthuber
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UTSA students to gain fundamental knowledge in disease development, prevention
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Mylea Echazarreta Cristner

New doctoral program in molecular microbiology and immunology addresses critical workforce shortage
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