Department of Biology
Microbiology and Immunology and various fields within these
disciplines offer excitement and challenge. These are rapidly growing scientific
disciplines and individuals trained in these areas find employment in health
environment, safety, food and industry. The study of microbiology and immunology
offers many rewards to society and you. The Department of Biology offers nine courses in
microbiology and immunology and you will also find other courses directly related to
microbiology. These course make up a Comprehensive Bachelor of Science
degree with an option in Microbiology
and Biotechnology. For more information about microbiology or immunology as a career, click here. For information about
programs at Missouri State, contact Drs.
Jack Steiert or
Items of Interest to Microbiology and Immunology Students
- Vaccines that are made with DNA are new and you may be interested in the latest
information about them. The DNA Vaccine
Web is an excellent starting point.
- An Internet version of The Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy (Sixteenth
Edition) is available online. This particular version is searchable.
- PubMed is a site where you can do free
literature searches. It is an excellent resource for students
Links to Microbiology/Immunology Pages
Selected Career Resources
- JobHunt allows you to search for jobs in a variety
- National Academy of Sciences has information on career
- MedSearch Healthcare Careers is a site with
information about medical companies, job listings and a variety of other career
- Students can find valuable information about careers at a new site sponsored by the
National Association of Colleges and Employers titled JobWeb.
- The BioMedNet Job Exchange contains a broad selection
of about 1,000 job openings. Free registration is required.
- SciWeb is a commercial site focusing on industry
(non-research) jobs in the life sciences.
- Nature International Science Jobs is a
journal-sponsored site that lets users search the journal's classified advertisements.
- Cell Press is the journal Cell's job
database that allows users to check out the most recent past two issues.
- Students can participate in an online discussion of science careers with noted
scientists and employers through Career Workshops.
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This page last updated
Thursday, February 25, 2010.