The Infection and Immunity sub-track offers a wide range projects in the laboratories of faculty trainers on. Topics include cellular and molecular immunology, infection initiation & microbial pathogenesis, defense mechanisms in infection, and more.
Students in the Environmental Pathology subtrack gain fundamental understanding of disease mechanisms related to environmental and occupational exposures.
Training in the mechanisms that contribute to the pathogenesis of cancer takes place in several Brown faculty laboratories and involves studies of multiple cancer types and models.
The objective of the aging track is to train the next generation of scientists to address the challenging and important task of understanding and eventually manipulating the aging process to benefit the quality of human life.