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, June 21,2018 12:00 PM

RokyMohammad Roky
PhD Candidate
in the lab of
Dr. Donald Demuth
"Identification and characterization of the functional domains and motifs of short fimbriae (Mfa1) of Porphyromonas gingivalis"

Thursday, June 28, 12:00 PM

Neal Bhutiani, MD
PhD Candidate
in the lab of
Dr. Nejat Egilmez
"Oral IL-10 and IL-12 Therapy Effectively Treats Colon Adenocarcinoma through Pleiotropic Effects on T lymphocytes and Colon Epithelial Barrier Integrity"


July 12, 2018 12:00 PM

Juhi BagaitkarJuhi Bagaitkar, PhD, CV
Assistant Professor
Oral Immunology & Infectious Diseases
University of Louisville
School of Dentistry

“The Other Side of the Coin: ROS inhibits inflammation”


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