Research & Practice

Research expertise within the Department of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology is in various aspects of infectious diseases and host-pathogen interactions, including the pathogenesis of microbial infections at the cellular and molecular levels as they relate to developing methods for disease prevention. Results of landmark clinical trials the department has conducted over several decades have led to significant advances in the fight against infectious diseases including polio and HIV/AIDS.

Research Highlights

Student in Lab

Get involved in our research centers, where you can join a research project or help translate findings into practice and policy.

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Faculty Research

Learn about the innovative research projects and examples of standout funded IDM faculty research.

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Student Research

IDM students from each of the four degree programs are involved in research in either laboratory or community settings.