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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

Biology professors win prestigious KU teaching award

Professors Eileen Hotze and Josephine Chandler were awarded the HOPE (Honor for Outstanding Progressive Educator) award at the KU-Texas football game on November 19, 2022. This award is given by the senior class through the KU Student Alumni and Endowment Board.

New MB faculty member

Dr. Caetano Antunes joined MB this Spring

New MB faculty member

Dr. Rosana Ferreira joined MB this Spring

NSF Grant Awarded

Ilya Vakser received a grant to study the functional significance of protein variants

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