Within the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and the Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology, the MRL is presently made up of the laboratories of 20 principal investigators.
Faculty serve as major advisors for 49 undergraduate students enrolled in the Microbiology program of study, 17 post-doctoral fellows, 13 Ph.D. students, 2 veterinary residents pursuing M.S./Ph.D. degrees and specialty board certification, and 2 thesis-based M.S. degree students enrolled in several interdisciplinary programs. The MRL is also home to numerous visiting scientists from all over the world.
With a research team comprised of a total of 168 research personnel, including Faculty, Students, Post-Doctoral Fellows, Research Scientists, Visiting Scientists, Research Associates and Research Coordinators, the MRL is one of the pillars of the Infectious Disease program of DMIP. This program, which was named the first Supercluster at CSU, was designed to speed the transition of life saving research on infectious diseases from the academic world to the global market place.