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Infection Biology

Thematic PhD Programme

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Infection Biology Thematic PhD Programme

The Infection Biology theme investigates virulence mechanisms of pathogenic micro organisms and viruses, host response to infection, immunopathologies such as inflammation and immune system dysfunction as well as the development of novel therapeutics and drug delivery. 

The Infection Biology thematic PhD programme is delivered by three UCD schools:


Using expertise from each of these schools, the thematic programme provides innovative research opportunities and teaching to its students.

Students interested in pursuing a PhD in Infection Biology are encouraged to contact Infection Biology Investigators directly.

Infection Biology Contacts

University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland.
T: +353 1 716 6181 | E: stephen.gordon@ucd.ie

Prof. Stephen Gordon Programme Director