|Field of Study:||Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology
Microbial and Eukaryotic Genetics
Microbiological Sciences and Immunology, Other
Microbiology and Immunology
|Description:||Research in this field focuses on fundamental questions at the cellular and molecular level involving viral and bacterial organisms and the immune system. Research areas include pathogenic and nonpathogenic organisms, inflammatory responses associated with infection, allergies, asthma, inflammatory bowel diseases, cancer and cardiovascular disease, and advances in therapeutic strategies including drug and vaccine development.