The Graduate Program in Life Sciences Program in Molecular Microbiology and Immunology in the School of Medicine offers a unique blend of cutting-edge research and training in diverse fields, including bacterial pathogenesis, vaccine development, HIV, malaria, inflammation, cellular immunology, and the evolution of the immune system.
The collaborative nature of the research and the congenial personalities involved ensure a friendly and interactive environment where students and faculty thrive. With over 75 faculty members from the schools of dentistry and medicine, the Institute of Human Virology, the Institute for Genome Sciences, and a National Institutes of Health training grant providing additional funding for graduate education, the program provides a broad range of research and training opportunities in these scientific disciplines.
Want more information? See the full Molecular Microbiology and Immunology website here or view the GPILS website here.
How to Apply
To apply, submit the online application and all required documents to the Graduate School along with the required nonrefundable application fee.
Essay - A 300-500 word personal statement that discusses the following:
- Why are you passionate about science?
- What are your long-term goals and how will this program help you toward attaining those goals?
- How have you prepared for, and what is your plan to reach, your long-term goals?
- What research or whose research are you interested in for your doctoral work and why? If applicable, share your past research experiences or encounters with research. Discuss the aspects that impacted you the most.
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