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Research Areas

Penn State’s multidisciplinary approach, added to its state-of-the-art research facilities, combine to make CMIID a recognized leader in immunology and infectious disease research throughout the world.

Immunology is the study of how the body identifies and handles infection, cancerous and other abnormal changes. Immunologists also research how microbes adapt to their environment and the immune system.

Training is available in several over-lapping areas of research:

CMIID faculty participate in a variety of research centers:

Prospective Graduate Students

Are you looking for a graduate program that allows you to work with CMIID researchers in these areas of study? The Pathobiology and  IID emphasis area in the Molecular Cellular and Integrative Biosciences (MCIBS) graduate programs are where you want to be! Check out their links to review program requirements and find application information.