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For information regarding the Microbiology graduate program or microbiology at MIT in general, please contact

For information on applying to the Microbiology Graduate Program, please see the How to Apply page.

Inquiries regarding the Microbiology Graduate Program may be sent to:

MIT Microbiology Graduate Program
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Building 68-120C
Cambridge, MA 02139 USA


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Photo: Jacqueline Carota

Jacquie Carota

(she/her/hers) Academic Administrator 617-324-4144

Otto Cordero

Otto Cordero

Associate Professor CEE; Co-Director MIT Microbiology PhD Program

Cordero Lab Cordero Lab

MIT CEE MIT CEE 617.230.4153

Jacquin Niles

Jacquin Niles

Professor of Biological Engineering; Co-Director MIT Microbiology PhD Program

Niles Lab Niles Lab 617-324-3701