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Molecular Microbiology and Immunology

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Molecular Microbiology and Immunology

The Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology offers a Bachelor of Science degree 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. A Doctor of Philosophy degree in Molecular Microbiology and Immunology will be available soon.

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.


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