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KU Molecular Biosciences

We are an interdisciplinary group of faculty who perform cutting edge research in a wide range of areas including biochemistry, biophysics, structural biology, bioinformatics, cancer biology, genetics, genomics, immunology, microbiology, virology, neurobiology, molecular, cellular and developmental biology.


Catherine Kerr

Catherine Kerr was awarded a Ferguson RISE Fellowship (Public Health Leadership Training Program in Baltimore from May 29-July 27) and the KU Ida Hyde Award.


Catherine Kerr
(graduate student, Fehr lab)



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Tony Fehr

Tony Fehr (assistant professor) received a 2022 J.R.



Molecular Biosciences Graduate Program

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.

Degrees Offered

Undergraduate Biology Programs

Undergraduate Programs

We sponsor several undergraduate degrees covering a variety of current topics in the life sciences, from single molecules, to cells, development, and disease. Find more information regarding our majors.

Degrees Offered