The Interdepartmental Microbiology (IM) Graduate Program at Iowa State University
Our program offers both M.S. and Ph. D. degree opportunities in all aspects of prokaryotic and eukaryotic microbiology.
Our interdepartmental nature enables a curriculum of breadth, depth, and rigor, and maximizes opportunities for graduate students to pursue the research topic of their choice.
Students in the IM program benefit from individualized courses of study, state-of-the-art facilities and instrumentation, and a supportive community of faculty, staff, and fellow students.
Participating faculty provide expertise in numerous fields of study, including:
- Genetics and molecular biology
- Food safety and security
- Veterinary microbiology
- Medical microbiology
- Plant pathology
- Microbial genomics
- Biosystems engineering
- Apr 28, 2023
- IM Faculty Dr. Paul Plummer Appointed as the New Council Chair for the US Presidential Advisory Council on Combating Antimicrobial Resistance BacteriaApr 5, 2023
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Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, Agronomy, Animal Science, Biochemistry Biophysics and Molecular Biology, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Civil Construction and Environmental Engineering, Ecology Evolution and Organismal Biology, Entomology, Food Science and Nutrition, Genetics Development and Cell Biology, Geological and Atmospheric Sciences, Natural Resource Ecology and Management, Plant Pathology, Entomology and Microbiology, Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine, Veterinary Microbiology and Preventive Medicine