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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

New Grant Award:
Drs. Indranil Biswas and Saswati Biswas were awarded an R01 entitled "Peptide Mediated Cell-Cell Communications in Streptococcus mutans"

Two recent publications from the Qiu lab in the same issue of the Journal of Virology were highlighted as articles of significant interest by the editors -

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

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Thursday, September 28, 2017
11:00 a.m,. 2110 HEB

D. Scott Merrell, Ph.D.
Department of Microbiology & Immunology
Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences

"Copper as a Novel Antimicrobial against Multidrug-Resistant Acinetobacter baumannii"

full seminar schedule >>