Infection, Immunity & Inflammation

The Infection, Immunity, and Inflammation (I3) track of our graduate program is ideal for students interested in training for basic and translational research careers in immunology, microbiology, and microbial and host pathogenesis.

Program Description

The I3 curriculum will provide the theoretical bases for molecular biologic, biochemical, cell biologic, and organismal approaches to studying infection, immunity, and inflammation.  Following coursework, I3 students will be prepared to critically evaluate and implement these approaches in their Ph.D. dissertation projects.  I3 students will select a mentor and project from among the I3 faculty, whose research programs span the fields of Immunology, Cancer Biology, Virology, Bacteriology, Mycology, and Parasitology.


Degree Types

  • Ph.D. (Doctor of Philosophy)

Campus Locations

Newark Health Science Campus

Admission Deadlines

For best consideration apply by these dates

The Multidisciplinary PhD Program will be holding a Recruitment/Interview Day on January 27, 2023 (in-person) and February 9, 2023 (virtual). In order to be considered for this invitation only Recruitment/Interview Day, applications should be received by January 05, 2023. Please visit our applications instructions page  for detailed information on How To Apply to our program.