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We offer a Master's and a Ph.D. in Microbiology. Research opportunities are available in a broad range of areas, including host-microbe interactions, environmental microbiology, biochemistry, bioremediation, biotechnology, environmental and molecular virology, marine microbial ecology; microbial development, microbial ecology and evolution, physiology and genomics; pathogenic microbiology, and signal transduction.