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Areas of Research

Our department looks to conduct meaningful research in our areas of focus. Explore below to find information about the broader goals for study within these areas, as well as information on work being done by individual faculty labs.

  • Bacteriology
    Focusing on mechanistic analysis of microbe-host interactions, gene regulation, and pathogenesis
  • Immunology
    Understanding multiple aspects of the immune system and determining the molecular and cellular mechanisms of immunopathogenesis
  • Virology
    Studying the mechanisms underlying virus-host interactions, virus assembly, gene regulation, oncogenesis and neurovirology