The Department of Microbiology & Molecular Genetics at UC Irvine School of Medicine is at the forefront of the new and exciting discoveries
being made in modern microbiology and molecular genetics.
We are a vibrant community of scientific investigators actively engaged in innovative research, discovery, training and teaching in microbiology and molecular genetics.
We provide faculty research, training programs for undergraduate and graduate students and outreach functions as part of the mission of UC Irvine's School of Medicine.
Our scholarly activities are supported by both
public and private funding agencies. In addition, the department’s
interdisciplinary research is complemented by interactions with
students, staff and faculty in other UC Irvine departments in the
School of Medicine, the School of Biological Sciences, the School of
Physical Sciences and the Donald Bren School of Information and
The Department of Microbiology & Molecular Genetics is committed to a highly interactive atmosphere where students, postdoctoral fellows and faculty flourish.
We welcome you to learn more about our innovative research programs and biomedical teaching mission.