Baylor College of Medicine

Graudate School of Biomedical Sciences Department of Immunology

Immunology & Microbiology


One Baylor Plaza, MS: BCM215

MC 385

Houston, TX 77030

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D. - Immunology & Microbiology

Format: Campus

Program Description:

As a student in the Immunology & Microbiology Graduate Program at Baylor College of Medicine, you will receive a personalized, inquiry-based education and actively acquire a sophisticated understanding of basic and translational immunology and microbiology problems and state-of-the-art techniques.  We also emphasize the development of critical thinking, creativity, and problem-solving skills necessary for diverse scientific careers. Our interdisciplinary faculty members have diverse research interests that span many aspects of basic, translational, and clinical immunology and microbiology.  This broad spectrum of topics provides rich opportunities for collaborative and interdisciplinary thesis projects at the cutting-edge of training in these fields.

Research areas include:

  • Antibiotics, Antivirals and Drug Resistance
  • Autoimmune and Inflammatory Diseases
  • Host-Microbe Interactions and Pathogenesis
  • Immune System Development, Metabolism and Function
  • Immunotherapy, Gene Therapy and Vaccine Development
  • Mechanisms of Viral Replication
  • Microbial Macromolecular Structure and Function
  • Microbiome in Health and Disease
  • Molecular and Viral Carcinogenesis and Cancer Immunology


Facts & Figures

Classification: Specialized Institution—Medical school or medical center

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 1,000-2,999

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