October 22, 2015

Milestones in Microbiology

U-M has been named a Milestones in Microbiology site by the American Society for Microbiology, one of only 11 in the nation.

American Society for Microbiology Logo

ASM representatives are on campus to present that honor, and to take part in a multi-day celebration of U-M’s past and current role in understanding and fighting diseases caused by bacteria, viruses and other microbes.

The Department of Microbiology and Immunology has more than 40 faculty studying microbial physiology, genetics, pathogenicity and immunity, and training the next generation of innovators in these fields. Its faculty are key to the Medical School’s Host Microbiome Initiative.

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