New York Medical College

Graduate School of Basic Medical Sciences

Microbiology & Immunology


The Department of Microbiology and Immunology currently consists of 11 faculty, a research staff of 28 and 8 Ph.D. candidates. The department has recently undergone expansion by adding new faculty with a strong research focus on microbial pathogenesis. The department is housed in the Basic Science Building in 12,500 sq ft of space. Faculty funding for support of research is about $3.9 M. The Department is well equipped for modern molecular microbiology and immunology research including an Applied Biosystems 7900 HT Real-time PCR system (Taqman), a Zeiss Axiovert 200 motorized microscope for Brightfield, phase contrast, DIC and fluorescence microscopy, a GenePix 4000B microarray scanner, bioinformatics software for microarray analysis and a newly constructed Biosafety level-3 laboratory.

The Department maintains strong academic and research ties to clinical departments, particularly Medicine and Pediatrics.

The Department offers the Ph.D. and M.S. degrees and there are also opportunities for post doctoral training.

Department of Microbiology and Immunology
New York Medical College
Valhalla, NY 10595
Telephone: 914 594-4175
Fax: 914 594-4176