University of Arizona

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Microbiology, General - Master


P.O. Box 210030 , School of Anthropology University of Arizona

Tucson, AZ 85721-0030

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Microbiology, General - Master

Format: Campus

Program Description:

As part of the MS and PhD tracks, our students conduct research consisting of the application of molecular, genetic, and biochemical approaches to problems such as:
-The study of bacterial pathogenesis, including virulence mechanisms and interaction of bacteria with the host
-Viral protein structure and assembly
-The ecology and pathogenesis of viral diseases
-The pathogenesis of host cell recognition, attachment, and invasion by protozoan parasites
-Novel diagnostic methods for diseases of animal importance.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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