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Department of Pathology



Teaching in the Pathology Department


Teaching is carried out by ten Professors, some 40 lecturers and associate lecturers and several invited specialists.


The Department's research interests are very broad, extending through immunology, virology, microbial pathogenicity, and the biology of parasitic infestation to genomic analysis and cancer.


The Department provides teaching in all three years of the undergraduate curriculum for the Natural Sciences Tripos (NST) and the pre-clinical courses in the Medical and Veterinary Sciences Tripos (MVST). It also provides teaching in a fourth-year Graduate Clinical course in Medicine.


The content of these courses is outlined below. Details of the courses and adjunct material, e.g. timetables, lecture notes and practical class material held on the Departmental Teaching Web Server.



In the first year, Part IA, of the Natural Sciences Tripos, students study three experimental subjects and one mathematical subject.

Find out more on the Part IA website.