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The Department of Microbiology and Immunology is proud to have an amazing group of graduate students representing diverse backgrounds and interests.  When you graduate, you will join our many successful alumni across the world who are making a difference in science.

Within this section, you will find links to information that you may need as a graduate student.

Syllabi and assessment rubrics for the different courses are found on the Canvas site for graduate students.


jessican-and-halaey-research-day.jpgCongratulations to Jessica Bradshaw and Haley Pipkins who are defending their dissertations and graduating on May 25.

Bradshaw will defend her dissertation, “Mechanisms Enhancing Persistence and Virulence of Streptococcus pneumoniae:  Impact on Mucosal Infections and Invasive Potential” at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, March 20, in 6A.  

Pipkins will defend her dissertation, “Virulence Determinants of Nonencapsulated Streptococcus pneumoniae and the Consequences of Intra-Species Genetic Exchange” at 1 p.m. Friday, March 23, in 6A.

All Medical Center faculty, staff and students are invited.