Molecular Microbiology and Immunology

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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
Chair’s Corner

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Paula Cannon

Two Keck School faculty named Distinguished Professors

Paula Cannon, PhD, and Elyn Saks, PhD, JD, have been named Distinguished Professors by USC President C. L. Max Nikias. USC Provost Michael Quick, PhD, announced the appointments in a Feb. 13 memo to faculty and staff. Also announced were the appointments of C.-C. Jay Kuo, PhD, of the… Read More »

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CDSS - Do Good, Do Well: Commercializing Your Academic Contributions

CDSS – Do Good, Do Well: Commercializing Your Academic Contributions

05/22/2018
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