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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.


Department News

MB Trainee Accomplishments

Celebrating Student Milestones in Molecular Biosciences

NIH STARTUP Central Proof of Concept (POC) Project Awarded

Professor Liang Xu was awarded a NIH STARTUP Central Proof of Concept (POC) Program Award.

Six Students Receive Undergraduate Research Awards Mentored by MB Faculty Members

Six students received this semester an Undergraduate Research Award (UGRA) from the Center for Undergraduate Research to work on mentored research in the lab of a Molecular Biosciences faculty member.

Molecular Biosciences welcomes Maged Zeineldin to faculty

A medical researcher working to understand the epigenetics of cancer will join the University of Kansas faculty next fall as part of The Department of Molecular Biosciences and University of Kansas Cancer Center.

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