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University of Miami

Department of Microbiology and Immunology

Coral Gables, FL

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Overview

University of Miami / Department of Microbiology and Immunology is located in Coral Gables, FL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Doctor of Medicine/Doctor of Philosophy (MD/PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Oral and written qualifying exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

40
Applied
13
Accepted
7
Enrolled
33%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 31st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

31
Total Graduate Students
29%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 12.9%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 48%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 9.68%

Gender

Male (35%)
Female (64%)

Faculty

38
Total faculty
Full-time - 38
Part-time - 0
Male (30)
Female (8)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Cellular and molecular immunology, molecular and pathogenic virology, pathogenic bacteriology and gene therapy of cancer
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
5,758,195

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 248025
Coral Gables, FL  33124
United States
Contact Dr. Eckhard R. Podack
Chairman
Email: epodack@med.miami.edu
Phone: 305-243-6694
Fax: 305-243-5522

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