Elected Fellows Ottemann, Yildiz

Professor OttemannProfessors Karen Ottemann and Fitnat Yildiz have been elected Fellows of the American Academy of Microbiology in recognition of excellence, originality, and leadership in the microbiological sciences.

Professor YildizThe newly elected fellows will be honored at a ceremony, June 2. For more on this story by Tim Stephens, click here: http://news.ucsc.edu/2015/02/microbiology.html

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]

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Prospective Students

The Fall 2015 application period is now closed. 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]