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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

Justin John Frere of Nikolich Lab earned the Excellence in Undergraduate Research Award

Justin John Frere’s innovative student research at the College of Medicine – Tucson has earned him an Excellence in Undergraduate Research Award. Congratulations Justin!


UA Health Sciences and UA Researchers Awarded ABRC Grants Totaling Nearly $6M for Health Research

The three-year Arizona Biomedical Research Commission Awards will fund research relating to neuropathic and cancer pain, migraines, opioids, antibiotics, antivirals, sinusitis, obesity, diabetes, Parkinson’s disease, pulmonary disease and pediatric acute-onset neuropsychiatric syndrome.


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)