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Curriculum and Requirements

The Immunology Graduate Program offers complete didactic and laboratory studies, giving students the expertise and skills that are necessary to conduct original research resulting in a significant contribution to the field of immunology.

Tutorial Laboratory Experience

New students are required to participate in the tutorial laboratory experience during their first year. Tutorials allow students to conduct biomedical research under the guidance of a faculty member over a 10-week session. Students must complete three tutorials with three different faculty members. This 30-week period introduces students to a variety of research environments and allows students to choose an advisor, a GSBS faculty member who will guide their graduate training and supervise their dissertation research.

Program Course Requirements

Does not include the three tutorials taken in the first year.

The table below lists the program course requirements, which include GSBS course requirements (upper panel) plus courses and seminar courses in advanced immunology and an elective course in a GSBS area (lower panel).  

*online modules are new requirement for GSBS students who have started the Fall 2011 term and thereafter


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