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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

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!

Congratulations to Dr. Saswati Biswas for her promotion to Research Assistant Professor!


Thursday, February 23, 2017
11:00 a.m. 1027 Orr-Major

Navneet K. Dhillon, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
University of Kansas Medical Center

"Autophagy, Oxidative Stress & HIV-Associated Pulmonary Endothelial Dysfunction"

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