University of Michigan

Medical School



University of Michigan

426 Thompson St.

Ann Arbor, MI 48109

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D. - Microbiology;Ph.D. - Microbiology and Immunology

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Immunology Program is an interdepartmental, doctoral degree-granting program in Immunology. Coursework includes basic courses in protein biochemistry, genetics, and cell biology as well as Immunology. Advanced courses in Immunology based exclusively on the research literature are also offered. This didactic coursework is enhanced by a monthly seminar series that features speakers from other institutions and a weekly, in-house, informal seminar series. The doctoral program will emphasize dissertation research. Research opportunities include basic, translational, and clinical aspects of Immunology. Specific sub-areas include: antigen presentation, autoimmunity, B and T cell biology, cytokines, DNA rearrangements in the immune response, gene expression in lymphoid cells, host-pathogen immunology, inflammation, immunopathology, immunotherapy, and transplantation


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

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 40,000+

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