Microbiology & Immunology
Cutting Edge Research
The graduate program in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology prepares students for independent research careers in the cellular, biochemical and molecular aspects of immunology, virology, and bacteriology. Current research projects
in the Department include studies on viral vaccine vectors and adjuvants, host-pathogen interactions, T and B lymphocyte activation and apoptosis, respiratory immunity, B cell responses to bacterial and viral antigens, the molecular basis for bacterial and viral diseases, and viruses used for cancer therapy.