Microbiology & Immunology Education
students and lab manager Theodora Ceccarelli in Professor Raghavan's lab

Forge a Path in an Infinite, Unseen World

Join us and embark on a vast and unending academic adventure happening on the world’s smallest scale.

Training for a Better Future

Every day, the U-M Medical School Department of Microbiology and Immunology invests in the future of humankind by supporting and educating the scientists of tomorrow. Together, we perform research aimed at making breakthrough discoveries with wide-ranging and significant impacts on the world we know.

This constant collaboration with the graduate students and postdoctoral fellows who will become the next generation of microbiologists and immunologists happens in our Master's and Doctoral Programs in Microbiology & Immunology. We also provide courses for Dental, Medical and undergraduate students and have a strong affiliation with the Graduate Program in Immunology.

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Natalie Deeb
Graduate Student Program Manager
Microbiology & Immunology Degree Programs
Master's Program

Research, Non-Research, and Thesis options are personalized for each student.

Doctoral Program

Creative and innovative research is the hallmark of this integrated program.

Explore Our Courses

Our department offers a wide range of courses to match the individual interests and goals of our students. From undergraduate studies to Graduate and PhD courses to medical and dental school training, you can find the training you need for your career.

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Office of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies (OGPS)

The Office of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies (OGPS) is the service and support office for all doctoral, masters, post-baccalaureate students as well as the postdoctoral fellows within the Medical School.

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headshot of Mary ORiordan Mary O'Riordan, PhD
Frederick C Neidhardt Collegiate Professor
Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
Philip C. Hanna Philip C Hanna, PhD
Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
MS Program Director, Microbiology and Immunology
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Midwest Neglected Infectious Diseases (MNID) Meeting 2024
The University of Michigan Department of Microbiology and Immunology is pleased to host MNID 2024, August 16 and 17.