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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

Congratulations to Vivian / Thuy-­Vi Nguyen! NIA R21 grant application that received a 6 percentile

National Institute of Aging Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant Program (Parent R21;; PA-­18-­489) PI: Vivian / Thuy-­Vi Nguyen 


Department of Immunology applauds the achievements of Drs Allison and Honjo (Nobel Prize, 2018) and their basic science discoveries that led to breakthroughs in cancer immunotherapy!

The Department of Immunobiology offers our heartfelt congratulations to Drs. Jim Allison and Tasuku Honjo for being awarded the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. This award highlights the power of basic research, patience, and persistence.


Celebrating Women in Medicine Month with Felicia Goodrum

Felicia Goodrum has been awarded more than $13 million in grants within the last year to fund her research on CMV, a virus that affects more than half of the global population above the age of 40.