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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

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    INNOVATING IDEAS

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

Immune system's natural aging process explains why COVID-19 is more dangerous for seniors

Immunobiologist Janko Nikolich-Zugich at the University of Arizona College of Medicine, explained, "The instructor cells grow scarce and start to do the biological equivalent of mumbling.


UArizona Health Sciences Ships COVID-19 Collection Kits to Navajo Nation

The University of Arizona Health Sciences ships 250 COVID-19 sample collection kits to Navajo Nation in Window Rock, Arizona, today.


Health Sciences Community Unites to Protect Workers on COVID-19 Front Lines

Faculty-led grassroots efforts are yielding donations of personal protective equipment from basic science laboratories, ASTEC and the College of Nursing.