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.
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.
The University of Arizona Health Sciences ships 250 COVID-19 sample collection kits to Navajo Nation in Window Rock, Arizona, today.
Faculty-led grassroots efforts are yielding donations of personal protective equipment from basic science laboratories, ASTEC and the College of Nursing.