Message from the Chair

Happy 2018!  The Department accelerated its upward trajectory in 2017.  We completed new faculty recruitment with 6 new members joining the Department in the past 3 years.  The year also saw the retirement of our most senior colleague, Dr. Uldis Streips, after 45 years of service to the Department.  Continue reading.

Items of Interest

Graduate Programs: M.S., Ph.D.
Final Application Deadline: March 1

Full consideration Deadline: January 15



Open Positions


Departmental Events

Microbiology & Immunology Seminar Series 

Thursday, May 24, 2018 12:00 PM

 Cynthia Sears, PhD
Professor of Medicine
Department of Medicine
Johns Hopkins University

"Colon Cancer: Contributions of Microbes and Communities”

Thursday, May 31, 2018 12:00PM
 Joshua Denny

PhD Candidate
in the lab of
Dr. Nathan Schmidt
"No Guts, No Glory: Untangling the Interactions Between the Gut Microbiome and Malaria"


Thursdays, at noon in CTRB, Room 101
First Tuesdays at 11am in CTRB, Room 124
**unless otherwise indicated**