secondary field in the microbial sciences

Head Tutor -Prof. Ann Pearson (contact info below)

Student Information

This secondary field is an opportunity for undergraduates to develop a strong foundation in the interdisciplinary microbial sciences. The academic program emphasizes the joint study of species diversity, metabolic function, geochemical impact, and medical applications. An important aspect of the microbial sciences secondary field is the laboratory component, which provides hands-on experiential learning to all students. For a complete description and a list of requirements please see the relevant section of the Harvard College "Handbook for Students."

Application for MSI Secondary Field

If you are a Harvard undergraduate interested in applying to the Secondary Field in the Microbial Sciences, please download this application file (.pdf file).

Microbial Courses at Harvard

Click here to read more about both MSI-sponsored and other microbial courses currently offered at Harvard for both graduate and undergraduate students.

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contact us:

MSI Executive Director

Dr. Karen Lachmayr
klachmay@fas.harvard.edu