Welcome to the Department of Microbiology & Immunology at LSU Health Sciences Center

Our mission is:

Our faculty members maintain NIH-funded research programs directed at understanding important issues related to viruses, bacteria, and the immune system.  We are experiencing an unprecedented expansion, including the addition of new faculty members, the doubling of our postdoctoral program, the award of more than $22.9 million by an NIH grant to establish and maintain the Center for Molecular and Tumor Virology, and the growth of our nationally recognized training program for graduate students. 

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Seminars and Department Meetings

The Summer Undergraduate Reseach Fellowship Program

Employment Opportunities 

Useful Links and Resources

Contact us by phone: 318-675-5750