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Microbiology and Infectious Diseases


scientific focus area thumbnail logoMicrobiology and Infectious Diseases research seeks ways to better diagnose, prevent, and treat infectious diseases. Research in this area studies both the tiny invaders that cause disease, such as bacteria, viruses and fungi, and the numerous defense systems we have developed to fight infection

Nihal Altan-Bonnet, Ph.D.

Adrian R. Ferré-D'Amaré, Ph.D.

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