Mircobial Pathogens Curriculum


Research training is the core of the program. This training is complemented by coursework in microbiology, fundamentals of genetics, immunology, quantitative biology and scientific ethics.

Students attend infectious disease rounds to identify disease processes that are understudied and in pressing need of experimental investigation.

Contact Information

Administrative Office
M&V 4
Phone: 617-636-6750
Fax: 617-636-0337


Ralph Isberg, PhD
Program Director

Andrew Camilli, PhD
Admissions Director

Health Science Campus

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The Health Sciences Campus is home to Sackler, the Schools of Medicine, Dental Medicine, Nutrition, Tufts Medical Center and several research institutes.

Apply to the Sackler School


The priority application deadlines are as follows:

December 1: Basic Science Division PhD Programs

February 15: Building Diversity in Biomedical Sciences

March 31: Post-Baccalaureate Research Program

May 1: Clinical & Translational Science, MS in Pharmacology & Drug Development