Immunology & Microbial Pathogenesis

College

  • Center City Campus
  • College of Life Sciences

Degree Earned

  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Doctorate

Program Length

4-5 years

Program Type

  • On Campus

Contact Information

Program Director

Name: Fabienne Paumet, PhD
Positions:
  • Co-Director, Immunology & Microbial Pathogenesis PhD Program
  • Associate Professor
Position: Department of Microbiology & Immunology

233 S. Tenth Street
Bluemle Life Sciences Building, Room 750
Philadelphia, PA 19107

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Program Director

Name: Christopher Snyder, PhD
Positions:
  • Co-Director, Immunology & Microbial Pathogenesis PhD Program
  • Associate Professor
Position: Department of Microbiology & Immunology

233 S. 10th Street, 730 BLSB
Philadelphia, PA 19107

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Program Coordinator

Name: Danielle Park
Department: Jefferson College of Life Sciences

1020 Locust Street
M-46 JAH
Philadelphia, PA 19107

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Curriculum

Note: Credits for the 910, 920, 930 and 940 Research courses and Electives are variable. Assign credits to Research and/or Electives to equal the target number of credits for each semester.

Fall Semester (20 Credits) Credits
GC 550 Foundations of Biomedical Science 10
GC 760 PhD Laboratory Rotation 3
IMP 710 Seminar
      1
IMP 910 Research Variable
Winter Semester (10 Credits) Credits
IMP 940 Research Variable
Spring Semesters (30 Credits) Credits
GC 640 Research Ethics 1
GC 770/780 PhD Laboratory Rotation(s) 3 each
IMP 505 A Fundamentals of Immunology 2
IMP 600A Bacteriology, Mycology, & Parasitology 1
IMP 600B Virology  1
IMP 720 Seminar 1
IMP 722 Current Literature 1
IMP 920 Research Variable
Summer Semester (10 Credits) Credits
GC 750 PhD Laboratory Rotation 3
IMP 505B Immune System in Health & Disease 2
IMP 730 Seminar 1
IMP 732 Current Literature 1
IMP 930 Research Variable

Fall Semester (20 Credits) Credits
IMP 530 Infection & Immunity       3
IMP 710 Seminar 1
IMP 712 Current Literature 1
IMP 910 Research Variable
Winter Semester (10 Credits) Credits
IMP 940 Research Variable
Spring Semester (30 Credits) Credits
Elective(s) Variable
GC 675 Cancer Immunology 2
GC 730 Planning & Writing a Research Grant 1
NS 740 Applied Statistics 2
IMP 720 Seminar 1
IMP 722 Current Literature 1
IMP 920 Research Variable
Summer Semester (10 Credits) Credits
IMP 930 Research Variable

Fall Semester (20 Credits) Credits
IMP 710 Seminar 1
IMP 712 Current Literature 1
IMP 910 Research Variable
Winter Semester (10 Credits) Credits
IMP 940 Research Variable
Spring Semesters (30 Credits) Credits
IMP 720 Seminar 1
IMP 722 Current Literature 1
IMP 920 Research Variable
Summer Semester (10 Credits) Credits
IMP 730 Seminar          1
IMP 732 Current Literature          1
IMP 930 Research Variable

Fall Semester (20 Credits)
Course Title Credits
GC 640 Research Ethics 1
GC 710 MDPhD Translational Seminar & Journal Club 1
GC 725 Enrich Clinical Skills (optional after 1st year) 1
IMP 530 Infection & Immunity (optional) 3
IMP 710 Seminar 1
IMP 722 Current Literature 1
IMP 910 Research Variable
Winter Semester (10 Credits)
Course Title Credits
IMP 940 Research  Variable
Spring Semesters (30 Credits)
Course Title Credits
GC 675 Cancer Immunology or IMP 600A Bacteriology Mycology & Parasitology or IMP 600B Virology varies
GC 712 MDPHD Translational Seminar & Journal Club 1
GC 725 Enrich Clinical Skills 1
GC 730 Planning & Writing a Research Grant 1
IMP 505A Fundamentals of Immunology 2
IMP 505B Immune System in Health and Disease 2
NS 740 Applied Statistics 2
IMP 722 Current Literature 1
IMP 720 Seminar 1
IMP 920 Research Variable
Summer Semester
Course Title Credits
IMP 930 Research Variable