Immunology

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About this program

A program that focuses on scientific study of the biological mechanisms involved in the pathogenesis of disease, host-pathogen interactions, and host response to disease. Includes instruction in antigen and antibody structure and function, effector mechanisms, receptors, histocompatibility, host-pathogen recognition, disease modeling, autoimmune systems, antibody formation, cytotoxic responses, regulation of immune response, virulence determinants, intercellular signaling, immunosuppression, immunotherapy, immunogenetics, disease markers, transplantation, antibody humanization, and microbial pathogenesis.

Career Opportunities

Biology Professors

teach courses in biological sciences. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
$101320
Doctoral degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
Personality Match

Interest Match

Medical Scientists

conduct research dealing with the understanding of human diseases and the improvement of human health. Engage in clinical investigation, research and development, or other related activities.
$101800
Doctoral degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
Personality Match

Interest Match

Microbiologists

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investigate the growth, structure, development, and other characteristics of microscopic organisms, such as bacteria, algae, or fungi. Includes medical microbiologists who study the relationship between organisms and disease or the effects of antibiotics on microorganisms.
$91840
Bachelor's degree
Personality Match

Interest Match


Natural Sciences Managers

plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as life sciences, physical sciences, mathematics, statistics, and research and development in these fields.
$154930
Bachelor's degree
High job satisfaction
Personality Match


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