For more information contact
Mari Shinohara, Ph.D.
Director of Graduate Studies
Department of Immunology
Box 3010 Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC 27710
General InformationDegree offered:
The Department of Immunology offers graduate training in various areas of molecular and cellular immunology. Research topics in the department include adaptive immunity, innate immunity, antigen receptor gene recombination and hypermutations, immune signaling pathways, lymphocyte development, leukocyte trafficking, autoimmunity, host defense against pathogens, lymphomagenesis, and cancer immunology. The program offers courses covering fundamental knowledge and advanced topics in immunology. Graduate training also includes active participation in seminars, journal clubs, group meetings, and student teaching. Annual committee meetings and progress reports are required for on time completion of thesis projects.