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.

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Department News

COVID-19 Vaccine FAQs featuring Hector Aguilar-Carreno

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The American Society for Virology

Congratulations, Dr. Leifer, on your promotion to full professor!

Cindy Leifer

Colin Parrish, Ph.D. '84 elected incoming president of the American Society for Virology