Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology

About the Department

The faculty in the Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology has been consistently tackling hard questions and then raising the bar further by continuing to ask difficult questions. Research topics in the department include exciting areas such as herpesviruses, antibiotic resistance, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), emerging viral pathogens, influenza, allergy, autoimmune diseases, vaccine development, immunotherapy, cancer and more.

The department’s research studies, in collaborations with clinicians and the larger academic community, are meant to understand pathogens, their hosts and mechanisms of disease – all in the hope of curing or treating ailments. Every day, our researchers are amazed and enthused by the paths down which their research takes them.

About the Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology

Jae Jung, MD

“We ask questions and seek answers with the ultimate goal of bettering human health.”
Jae Jung, PhD
Chair, Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology
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This year's ranking represents the Keck School of Medicine's highest to date

Keck School of Medicine receives its highest NIH funding ranking to date

Keck School of Medicine of USC ranks No. 1 in funds received per principal investigator; USC Department of Ophthalmology and Department of Preventive Medicine ranked No. 2 nationally in funding Keck School of Medicine recently received the school’s highest ranking in NIH funding since the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research began its annual ranking of
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USC Stem Cell Seminar: Kathryn Anderson

USC Stem Cell Seminar: Kathryn Anderson

01/24/2017
Eli and Edythe Broad CIRM Center Auditorium, 1st floor conference room
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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