Welcome to MCBB

The interdepartmental graduate program in Molecular Biology, Cell Biology & Biochemistry (MCBB) offers both Ph.D. and M.A. degrees. The MCBB curriculum is designed to provide a solid foundation in these three and related interdisciplinary fields through coursework, seminars, and research, in order to prepare students for research  and/or teaching positions in academia, industry, or government. The program is based on an interdisciplinary environment and a breadth of approaches and biological interests, including faculty members from multiple departments: Biology, Chemistry, Biomedical Engineering, Health Sciences, and Physics.

Major Research Areas Include:

Biological Networks
Biophysical Interactions
Cell Biology
Chemical Biology
Molecular Biology
Molecular Genetics & Genomics
Signal Transduction
Synthetic Biology
Systems Biology
Transcriptional Regulation