METX Celebrates  15 Years!

The Microbiology and Environmental Toxicology Department celebrates its 15 Year Anniversary by hosting a distinguished speaker. Dr. Martin Blaser will present a free public lecture, "Our Disappearing Microbes", based on his book, Missing Microbes.

Dr. Martin Blaser

January 15, 2015
7:00 - 9:00 pm
Rio Theater, Santa Cruz
Book Signing to follow
Tickets via Eventbrite

Cross-Cutting Research

Researchers in the Department of Microbiology and Environmental Toxicology at U.C. Santa Cruz seek to understand how harmful pathogens and chemicals interact with the environment and damage humans and animals. The department has two main research foci: microbiology, and environmental health and toxicology. [More]

Visitor Information

Prospective Students

The Fall 2015 application period will open early October. Ph.D. and M.S. training in METX prepares students to solve important problems in the field of environmental health by providing stimulating coursework, extensive scientific presentation training, and in-depth research. [More]