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    An inspiring hub of biomedical discovery

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    An excellent environment for the training of the next generation of researchers.

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    THE FRONTIER OF IMMUNOLOGICAL AND MICROBIOLOGICAL RESEARCH

The department is the home for basic research in immunology and microbiology. Our mission is to advance the insights into the biology of microbes and the defense against microbial infections in order to develop future therapies for infectious, autoimmune, and malignant diseases.

News

In the Age of Social Media, He's a New Kind of Scientist What does it mean to be a scientist? Far more than doing research in a lab, says Michael Johnson, whose unconventional passage into the field began with a bowling championship and a music degree.

See what our faculty has accomplished over the past few months

Each month our faculty are encouraged to report their achievements. 


Dr. Janko Nikolich-Žugich re-elected as Chair of the Board of the American Aging Association from June 2017 to May 2020 On Saturday, November 19th our Department Head, Dr. Janko Nikolich-Žugich, will be named the Chair of the Biological Section of the Gerontological Society of America (GSA)!