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Undergraduate Biology Programs

The Department of Molecular Biosciences sponsors several undergraduate degrees supported by the Undergraduate Biology Program covering a variety of current topics in the life sciences, from single molecules to whole ecosystems.  Please use the navigation below to find more information regarding our majors.


Degrees offered:

Molecular Biosciences Graduate Program

Our graduate program in life sciences research is designed to provide world-class training in both the classroom and research laboratory to prepare students for the next stage of their careers.  Our three Ph.D. programs in Biochemistry & Biophysics, Microbiology, and Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology emphasize training in research, teaching and the development of tools required to become an independent researcher. 


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