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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

Congratulations to Weiran Shen for successfully defending his dissertation!

Watch for our new Master's of Science professional degree program that is under construction and should be available for enrollment in 2016.


Thursday, September 29, 2016
11:00 a.m. 1027 Orr-Major

Gary M. Dunny, Ph.D.
Department of Microbiology & Immunology
University of Minnesota

"Sensing, Adaptation & Competitive Fitness of Enterococcus faecalis"

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