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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 https://jobs.kumc.edu/ for specific position number listed above corresponding to position of interest.


Last modified: Nov 06, 2017

Congratulations to Graduate Student, Susan Brock, for successfully defending her dissertation!

Congratulations to Graduate Student, Jonathan Eusey, for successfully defending his thesis!

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

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Thursday, March 22, 2018
11:00 a.m., 1027 Orr-Major

Marvin Whiteley, Ph.D.
Professor Biological Sciences
Georgia Tech Bennie H. & Nelson D. Bell Chair in Molecular & Cellular Biology
Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar
Co-Director, Emory-Children's CF Center

"Bacterial Social Interactions during Infection"

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