Microbiology & Immunology

Training the next generation of scientists.

In Microbiology & Immunology, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows work side by side with principal investigators to test hypotheses of medical importance. Laboratory training is supplemented with rigorous coursework, seminar series, journal clubs, and presentation of research findings at national meetings. Learn more about our excellent education programs.

Helping prevent infectious disease.

Focusing on microbial pathogenesis, our faculty members study the nature and function of microbial pathogens and immune cells, as well their interactions.  Our research expands the knowledge and understanding of infectious diseases, informing treatment and prevention strategies. Learn more about our areas of research.