Waksman Institute of Microbiology

Welcome

Located on Busch Campus of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, the Waksman Institute of Microbiology is an interdisciplinary research institute devoted to excellence in research. Focus areas include developmental biology, cell biology, biochemistry, structural biology, genetics, and genomics.

Waksman supports the educational mission of Rutgers University. Our researchers hold faculty appointments in academic departments. As faculty, our researchers believe in nurturing students at every level from high school to post-doctoral, through outreach and fellowships.

Dr. Joachim Messing | Research Director