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Microbiology, Molecular Genetics & Immunology

Our Mission

The mission of the Department of Microbiology, Molecular Genetics and Immunology is to conduct high impact research that is relevant to human health and train the next generation of biomedical scientists and physicians who will advance our understanding of infection and immunity in ways that benefit humankind.

Our Values

The Department values integrity in teaching and learning, the responsible conduct of research and other academic activities, a safe workplace and the contributions of all individuals toward our shared mission.

Faculty Positions Available

We are currently recruiting for two tenure track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level in the field of Immunology. One candidate (01201860) is expected to work in the field of innate immunity that would complement existing programs in bacteriology and virology in the Department. One candidate (01201861) is expected to work on tumor immunity or immunotherapy. Please apply online at for specific position number listed above corresponding to position of interest.


Last modified: Oct 04, 2017

New Grant Award:
Wolfram Zueckert, NIH R21 AI129522, Pathogenesis of Borrelia mayonii infection, 07/24/2017 - 06/30/2019, Subaward with University of Kentucky

New Grant Award:
Mary Markiewicz, V Foundation Grant, 10/01/2017 - 10/01/2019, The role of NKG2D-ligand interaction between NK cell immunotherapy.

In Memory: Dr. Thomas M. Yankee (1970 - 2017)

Other News in the Department of Microbiology, Molecular Genetics & Immunology >>


Thursday, November 2, 2017
11:00 a.m,. HEB 2110

Brett Lindenbach, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Microbial Pathogenesis
Yale School of Medicine

"Veni, Vidi, Virion: New Conquests of the Flaviviridae"

full seminar schedule >>