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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

NIH Grant Awarded

Kristi Neufeld received a grant to investigate the APC cancer risk gene

NSF Grant Awarded

Joanna Slusky received a grant to develop biosensors for pollutants.

Training Students for Careers in Science

The Haskell-KU Bridges to Baccalaureate program led by Drs. Burgin, Chandler, Allison-Brewer and Holder began a new 5-yr NIH funding cycle with a kickoff event at Haskell University

Pilot Grant Awarded

Dan Dixon was awarded a grant from the Kansas Institute for Precision Medicine

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