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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

Registration is now open for the THE 58th MIDWINTER CONFERENCE OF IMMUNOLOGISTS

January 26– 29, 2019, Asilomar Conference Grounds, Pacific Grove (Monterey) California Chairpersons: Michael S. Kuhns and Marion Pepper


This Virus Actually May Boost — Not Weaken — Our Immune System

Lifelong cytomegalovirus infection may be beneficial, boosting the immune system in old age, when we need it most, according to a study led by University of Arizona researchers published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.


Graduate Student Krysta Felix receives Donald G. Sheer Travel Award

We would like to congratulate to Krysta Felix, of the Wu Lab, as she was a recipient of a 2018 Donald G.