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Microbiology and Immunology

Engaged in infectious disease and host immune response research

The Department of Microbiology and Immunology comprises an interactive faculty engaged in research in infectious disease and host immune response. We study a range of pathogens, including viruses, bacteria and parasites, and other insults such as toxins. Our immunology interests stretch from understanding immune protection to vaccine development.

Research Spotlights

Department News

Promotions and Titles

  • Davide Pisu appointed to Senior Research Associate
  • Norah Smith appointed to Assistant Research Professor
  • Julie Sahler promoted to Senior Research Associate
  • Pamela Chang promoted to Associate Professor with indefinite tenure
  • Hector Aguilar-Carreno promoted to Full Professor
  • Mandy McGeachy granted indefinite tenure
  • Saikat Boliar promoted to Assistant Research Professor