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Mission and Goals

The Program in Immunology was created to enhance the wide distribution of immunology-related research at UAB. This trans-departmental program seeks to enhance communication among faculty in order to identify and stimulate additional synergies across campus. The main goals of the program are to:

  • Facilitate research through coordination and collaboration
  • Establish a committed Program Administration that broadly represents participating Departments and Centers to implement cross-cutting activities
  • Enhance state-of-the-art technologies, including model systems, imaging, and cell therapeutics
  • Advance the translational research capacity, including pre- and post-doctoral training improvements
  • Establish a graduate training program in Immunology