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Graduate Programs


"Of all the schools I interviewed with, the University of Chicago not only offered a stellar opportunity to work on groundbreaking science related to understanding the interaction between the gut microbiota and the immune system, but it also made it easy to live in a phenomenal city like Chicago!"


Joash Lake

Immunology student in Eugene Chang's lab

The Committee on Immunology offers a graduate program of study leading to the Ph.D. in Immunology, as well as an undergraduate specialization in Immunology, and courses for medical students.  The program provides multidisciplinary training in all aspects of Immunology that includes a core immunology curriculum and several advanced graduate level courses in specialized areas.  The training also integrates the basic biological sciences with the clinical sciences in an effort to develop new immunological approaches to the diagnosis and treatment of various immune diseases and cancer.  Approximately thirty students are enrolled in the Ph.D. program, which has won training grant support from the NIH continuously for over thirty-five years.

Faculty in Immunology Program Website

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