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. 

MMG Facilities

The School of Medicine's Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics is housed in several buildings in Pittsburgh.

Directions to Bridgeside Point 2

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

Parking at Bridgeside Point 2

Currently, there are two options for parking at Bridgeside Point 2.

Shuttle Service

The University provides a shuttle service between the Oakland Campus and Bridgeside Point II for faculty, staff, and students.