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MMG‘s unwavering mission is to remain a leader in genetics and microbiology research, and to provide excellence in teaching and mentoring at all educational levels. MMG maintains strong, diverse research programs and plays a significant role in the educational missions of the School of Medicine. Our goal is to continue to foster an environment where all members of the department can enhance their scientific development.


The Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics (MMG) at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine has a distinguished history in the advancement of biomedical research as well as training the next generation of scientists and physicians. Learn more>

Directions to Bridgeside Point II

Most of MMG's faculty and research labs were recently relocated to a new facility, Bridgeside Point II, alongside the Monongahela River. 

Map and Directions

Parking for Bridgeside Point II

Shuttle Service