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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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Dr. Liang Xu recently published a manuscript: Liu H, Li K, Lan L, Ma J, Zeng Y, Xu L, Wu D. Double-layered hyaluronic acid/stearic acid-modified polyethyleneimine nanoparticles encapsulating (−)-gossypol: a nanocarrier for chiral anticancer drugs. Journal of Materials Chemistry B. 2014, 2(32):5238-5248. http://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2014/tb/c4tb00539b#!divAbstract
Double-layered hyaluronic acid/stearic acid-modified polyethyleneimine nanoparticles...
This study aimed to enhance the water solubility and antitumor efficacy of (−)-gossypol. Polyethyleneimine conjugated with stearic acid (PgS) was used for loading and protecting (−)-gossypol by hydrogen bonding. Double-layered hyaluronic acid (HA)-modified PgS nanoparticles encapsulating (−)-gossypo…