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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

Bringing metal and medicine together to fight COVID-19

University of Arizona immunobiologist Michael Johnson is investigating why copper compounds are toxic to bacteria and describes how they could help scientists disrupt the path of the coronavirus.


UArizona, State of Arizona to Expand COVID-19 Antibody Testing Statewide

The University of Arizona – State of Arizona antibody testing initiative will include 31 sites across the state as it expands to all 15 counties.


Pac-12 Perspective

Tonight’s guest, Arizona’s Dr. Janko Nikolich-Žugich, also featured on today’s installment of the “Pac-12 Perspective” podcast, presented by Nike