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About Us

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 Computer Sciences.

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.