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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.

Joe Lutkenhaus, Ph.D.


Last modified: Aug 24, 2016

A recent publication in the Journal of Bacteriology from the Bose lab on a fatty acid kinase from Staphylococcus aureus was selected as an article of significant interest by the editors:

Dr. Tammy Kielian, a 1998 Ph.D. recipient, was recently honored as UNMC's 11th Scientist Laureate, the highest research honor at the University of Nebraska Medical Center!


Thursday, March 30, 2017
11:00 a.m. 1027 Orr-Major

Mitchell F. Balish, Ph.D.
Professor & Director of Graduate Studies
Chair, U.S. Organization for Mycoplasmology
Department of Microbiology
Miami University

"Even Mycoplasmas Develop and Mature, So Why Can't I?"

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