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.
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.
We would like to congratulate to Krysta Felix, of the Wu Lab, as she was a recipient of a 2018 Donald G.
Justin John Frere’s innovative student research at the College of Medicine – Tucson has earned him an Excellence in Undergraduate Research Award. Congratulations Justin!