Department of Microbiology and Immunology

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- Dr. Margaret Bynoe received the 2017 Schwartz Award<more>

- Dr. Pamela Chang and Bibudha Parasar designed a molecule to control the immune response when exposed to UV light radiation<more>

- Nobel laureate William Campbell visited Cornell and presented a seminar<more>

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The Department of Microbiology and Immunology comprises an interactive faculty engaged in research in infectious disease and host immune response. We study a range of pathogens, including viruses, bacteria and parasites, and other insults such as toxins. Our immunology interests stretch from understanding immune protection to vaccine development. Consequently our faculty members are associated with many Graduate Fields. To meet our faculty, come join us at our TGIF, held every Friday afternoon on the 5th floor of VMC!