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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: Aug 25, 2018

New Grant Award:

Wolfram Zueckert, R21 AI139956 (Subaward with University of Kentucky), Post-Transcriptional Regulation in Borrelia Burgdorferi by the BpuR RNA-Binding Protein, 06/11/2018 – 05/31/2019

New Grant Award:

Indranil Biswas, R21 DE026937, Role of a nucleoid-associated protein (HLP) in virulence regulation in Streptococcus mutans, 09/01/2018 – 08/31/2020

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

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Thursday, October 4, 2018
11:00 AM, HEB 2112

Catherine A. Brissette, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Dept of Biomedical Sciences
University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences

"Borrelia burgdorferi Infection in the Central Nervous System"

full seminar schedule >>