Infectious Diseases and Immunity Ph.D. Program

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IDI Monday Doctoral Seminar Schedule Fall 2014

National Research Council released its survey on Sept 28, 2010 ranks UC Berkeley's PhD programs among the nations's best. The Infectious Diseases and Immunity PhD program ranks with a range that included the top 10.

Admission application deadline for Fall 2015 Admission is Dec 1st, 2014. For admission application and related information, please refer to the School of Public Health website for more information: http://sph.berkeley.edu

Program Overview

The Graduate Group in Infectious Diseases and Immunity provides opportunity for the study of the biology of infectious agents, their interaction with human and other hosts, and their relationship with the environment. The program is unique in its emphasis on integrated multidisciplinary training in host-pathogen-environmental interactions. Important areas of inquiry include the biology of host-pathogen interactions, molecular and cellular aspects of pathogenesis, the ecology and evolution of disease agents, environmental factors in transmission, host and pathogen genetic factors that influence transmission, intermediate hosts and vectors, the molecular epidemiology and phylogenetics, vaccine, drug, and diagnostic test development, and public health practices for disease prevention and control.

The Infectious Disease and Immunity (IDI) Graduate Group, its website is at http://microbe.berkeley.edu/idgroup/index.html, is a campus-wide graduate program comprised of faculty representing multiple campus units, including the Infectious Diseases and Vaccinology (IDV) comprised of a core faculty described in the IDV Division website http://microbe.berkeley.edu/ . The IDI Graduate Group is administratively managed by the Infectious Diseases and Vaccinology (IDV) of the School of Public Health but it is not part of IDV. For IDI program information, activities and admission information, please check About the Program and Admission pages in this website.

We would like to thank the following funding donors for their generous fellowship support to support our students and our work:

 
  • Hillel and Rose Levine Fellowship
  • The Albert and Mildred Krueger Memorial Fellowship
  • Sally Anne Bradley Presser and Steven A. Presser Fellowship

Prospective donors, please visit http://givetocal.berkeley.edu/