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Graduate Program

Our graduate programs lead to the awarding of a Master's degree or Ph.D. degree (including combined M.D./Ph.D.). Students conduct research in a specific area of microbiology or immunology and are prepared for careers in a variety of settings. Degree requirements include successful completion of course work and submission and defense of a dissertation based on original research carried out under the supervision of a department faculty member.

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Medical Education

The Department sponsors two modules in the new School of Medicine curriculum. The Inflammation & Immunity (I2) module (CORE 810) is taught in the Fall semester of the first year. The Infectious Diseases (ID) module (CORE 850) is taught in the Fall semester of the second year. These modules convey the core graduation competencies of the undergraduate M.D. program.  Educational Objectives of the School of Medicine.

For more information, please contact one of the following individuals:

  • Thomas M. Yankee, Pharm. D., Ph.D., Associate Professor, I2 Module (CORE 810) Director
  • Wolfram R. Zückert, Ph.D., Associate Professor, ID Module (CORE 850) Director

Educational Objectives

KU School of Medicine

University of Kansas Medical Center
Department of Microbiology, Molecular Genetics and Immunology
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Mailstop 3029
Kansas City, KS 66160
PHONE: 913-588-7012
FAX: 913-588-7295