The Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology (MMI) at The University of Texas at San Antonio is a comprehensive academic unit that offers a Bachelor of Science degree and a Doctoral degree.

MMI unites an engaged community of researchers, educators, and students.

The department offers programs that supports students interested in pursuing professional or graduate programs (e.g., medical, dental, pharmacy and veterinarian) in health-related professions. See the Degrees page for more information. Students can also visit the UTSA Health Professions office for more information.

Interested in medicine, biomedical research, infectious diseases, vaccine development, or diseases of the immune system? Please visit our faculty page for more information on specific areas of applied research.


Astrid E. Cardona, Ph.D.


Astrid E. Cardona, Ph.D.

Professor and Department Chair

Molecular Microbiology and Immunology


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Faculty Position for Fall 2024

The Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology invites applications for an Assistant Professor in Immunology for Fall 2024. Use these links for additional information on how to apply.

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