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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 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.


11th Annual Frontiers in Immunobiology and Immunopathogenesis Symposium


Congratulations Jacob Zbesko

We want to congratulate Jacob Zbesko for winning this award! This is now the 2nd time he earns this award.

CONGRATULATIONS to the UA ARCS Foundation Scholars for 2018-19! (list below)

UA Study: Brain Liquefaction After Stroke is Toxic to Surviving Brain

Researchers at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson suggest liquefied brain fluid may be one cause of dementia after stroke.

UA Part of $8.9M Collaborative Grant to Understand How Dangerous Virus `Hides’ to Attack Another Day

Dr. Felicia Goodrum and several of the nation’s most prominent human cytomegalovirus researchers have been awarded a five-year, $8.9 million collaborative grant to investigate how the virus lies dormant until it activates and poses life-threatening disease risk.