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Microbiology, Molecular Genetics & Immunology

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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 Position Available

We are currently recruiting for one tenure track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in the area of immunology. The potential for synergy with members of the Department and/or the KUMC research community will be advantageous. Please apply online at for position number 01201860.


Last modified: Sep 28, 2018

New Grant Award:

RI Enhancement Award, Indranil Biswas, Mechanistic understanding of a novel streptococcal pleiotropic regulator, 06/01/2019 – 05/31/2020

New Grant Award:

1F32AI145158-01A1, Crystal Austin (Bose Lab), Contribution of YjbIH to Virulence Factor Regulation and Host Colonization in Staphylococcus Aureus, 09/08/2019

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

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Fall 2019
11:00 AM, HEB 2112

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