The Molecular Immunology & Microbiology (MIM) discipline offers Ph.D. students a unique training experience in research areas involving molecular, cellular, and systems analyses of the immune system in both health and disease, with particular emphases on microbial infections, autoimmunity and cancer. The primary goal of the MIM discipline is to train immunologists and microbiologists to enter successful careers in academia, industry or government.
Molecular Immunology & Microbiology is a discipline of the Ph.D. in Integrated Biomedical Sciences program.
Students receive a stipend of $35,000. Tuition, fees, and basic student health insurance are covered by the program.
Graduation, student, faculty and institutional statistics for the Integrated Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program.
Nu Zhang, Ph.D.
Molecular Immunology and Microbiology Discipline Director
Elizabeth Spillmann, M.Ed.
Molecular Immunology and Microbiology Discipline Coordinator
Michael Berton, Ph.D
IBMS Program Director
Donna Navarro, MS
IBMS Assistant Director
"I feel comfortable asking any faculty member for help in experiments beyond my area of expertise and my peers in other labs are a constant source of help in, and outside, the lab."Sergio Cepeda, 4th year student