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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, March 2, 2017
11:00 a.m. 1027 Orr-Major

Giuseppe Caruso, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Associate, Dr. Susan Lunte's Lab
American Heart Postdoctoral Fellowship
Department of Chemistry
University of Kansas - Lawrence

"Carnosine Modulates Nitric Oxide in Stimulated Murine RAW 264.7 Macrophages"

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