Department of Microbiology & Immunology


The Department of Microbiology and Immunology prepares graduate students and postdoctoral scientists for careers in biomedical research and medicine. We provide a multidisciplinary and highly collaborative environment that exposes trainees to a wide variety of experimental approaches and fosters innovative thinking.

Ph.D. program 

Ph.D. students join our department through the school-wide Einstein Ph.D. Program in the Biomedical Sciences.

M.D. Ph.D. program 

Einstein's M.D. Ph.D. program combines the M.D. and Ph.D. courses of study.

Go here for more information about the Einstein graduate programs, or to apply.


Postdoctoral program

All Einstein postdoctoral fellows are members of the Belfer Institute for Advanced Biomedical Studies. The Department of Microbiology and Immunology provides wide-ranging opportunities for postdoctoral training.

Go here to contact individual faculty and learn about current opportunities in your specific fields of interest.

Undergraduate research 

Research opportunities for undergraduate students are available through the Einstein Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP).

Go here for more information about SURP, or to apply.


Join our team!

If you would like to become a part of our dynamic and innovative group, whether as a graduate student, postdoctoral scientist, or undergraduate researcher, we encourage you to directly contact individual members of our faculty whose work is of interest to you. Our faculty members are also available to advise you about training at Einstein.

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