“I study a fungus species called Cryptococcus neoformans, and I aim to unravel its molecular and cellular biology to better understand how it causes infections,” says microbiologist Murat Can Kalem, who is a doctoral student.
Education and Training
Whether you’re a graduate, medical or undergraduate student, we engage you in distinctive learning opportunities. You can be part of our collaborative research teams led by our expert faculty scientists.
Our doctoral program offers you a holistic package for success. You will explore multiple organisms — viruses, eukaryotes and bacteria — plus immunology. You will contribute to research that paves the way for novel infectious disease therapies. You will prepare for a career in academia, government or industry.
You’ll gain a solid foundation for high-demand biotechnology and biomedical careers with our master of arts program in microbiology and immunology. You’ll also be well prepared to pursue doctoral, medical or dental education programs.