New York University

Program in Infectious Diseases and Basic Microbiological Mechanisms


70 Washington Square South

New York City, NY 10012

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Program in Infectious Diseases and Basic Microbiological Mechanisms

Format: Campus

Program Description:

This program trains doctoral candidates in the biology of infectious disease processes. There are two sub-programs (Microbiology and Medical and Molecular Parasitology) that offer training in the fields of microbial and molecular genetics, viral and bacterial pathogenesis, host defense mechanisms, AIDS and retrovirology, oncogenesis, growth factors and cytokines, regulation of gene expression; the biochemistry, cell, and molecular biology of malarial parasites, trypanosomes and pneumocystis, and the immunological phenomena associated with malarial and trypanosomal infections. Applicants should have a strong background in biology, chemistry, biochemistry, molecular biology, and genetics.


Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Middle States Commission on Higher Education

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Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large City

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