Western’s Graduate Program in Microbiology and Immunology offers research-intensive, thesis-based graduate training at the Masters' and the Doctoral level. We possess world class facilities and a motivating training environment, with high profile research programs overseen by internationally distinguished faculty members. The Graduate Program of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology revolves around two major fields of scientific endeavor: i) The molecular and cellular biology of microorganisms, and ii) The molecular and cellular biology of the immune system. These fields involve studies on bacteria, virus, parasites, cancer cells, and immune cells with an emphasis on molecular biology, biochemistry, and pathogenesis. This 2-year program is intended for students who are interested in a research career or who are interested in acquiring research skills.
Applicants (domestic and international) are encouraged to apply for the following scholarships:
Graduate Record Examination Scores (GRE) - For international applicants only.
A minimum of 60 percentile in one Subject Test (one of either Biology, or Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology) is required.
Applicants whose first language is not English must furnish evidence of their proficiency in the use of the English language: