Academics Overview

The department of Microbiology & Immunology is committed to providing first rate education to medical students, graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows.  Our department participates in the teaching of basic science courses in the medical school curriculum.  For the graduate programs, our faculty teach a number of advanced courses in biochemistry and molecular biology; immunology; microbial genetics and pathogenesis; and virology and viral pathogenesis.  The department is the center of training grants in immunology and genetics, and many of the faculty participate as leaders in the administration of several of the graduate programs within the Graduate Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences.  More than 30 graduate students and 40 postdoctoral fellows are currently training with faculty in the department.

Our faculty participate in the following graduate programs: