Immunology Ph.D. Track

All doctoral training is administered by Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. Immunology Ph.D. track training faculty members are driven to teach students how to ask questions, find answers and communicate ideas.

The department, as a whole, is extremely dedicated to nurturing student creativity and takes a team approach to training, giving each student access to whatever expertise will help take his or her research to the next level.

All doctoral students are financially supported for the duration of their enrollment. Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences partners with a National Institutes of Health-sponsored training grant (T32) to support Mayo Clinic's nationally recognized immunology education program.

More information about the Immunology Ph.D. track is available from Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.

Information about how to apply for the Immunology Ph.D. track can be found on the program's website.

Immunology Ph.D. Graduates 1986-2017 — Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Out of 96 total Mayo Immunology Ph.D. graduates since 1985, 27 are still in postdoctoral or residency training.

Out of 69 Mayo Immunology Ph.D. graduates who have completed all of their postdoctoral or residency training:

  • 43 (62 percent) are working as assistant professor or higher rank positions in academia, including 36 employed in tenure-track or equivalent faculty positions
  • 12 (17 percent) are working in pharmaceutical or biotechnology companies
  • 12 (17 percent) are working in alternative scientific careers, including lecturers, laboratory research scientists, clinical laboratory directors, physicians, consultants, intellectual property specialists, entrepreneurial leaders and science writers
  • Two are currently unemployed by choice to focus on their families