Students in the Infectious Diseases Training Program work with their mentor and graduate advisor to develop an individualized program of study.
- MICR 8400 – Molecular Principles of Bacteriology & Virology
- MICR 8401 – Microbial Pathogenesis
- AND/OR MICR 8410 – Advanced Topics in Virology
- MICR 8402 – Microbial Pathogenesis Proposal Preparation
- BIMS 7100 – Research Ethics
Highly Recommended Courses
- MICR 8200 – Building Blocks of the Immune System
- MICR 8202 – Integration and Diversification of the Immune System
- MICR 8341 – Biological Threats and Public Health
- BIMS 8382 – Introduction to Biomedical Science
- BIMS 8380 – Basics of Study Design and Practical Statistics
Coincident with formal coursework, students are given the opportunity to develop oral presentation skills by participating in bi-weekly research in progress seminars, monthly translational journal club, and annual ID/BD Research Day. Students attend and help host bi-weekly ID or Global Biothreats seminars to expand their cutting-edge knowledge in these topic areas.