Founded in 1986, the Department of Molecular and Cell Biology has a broad and interdisciplinary research program and offers courses at the cutting edge of a wide range of molecular biosciences.
The Department has graduate and undergraduate programs in four major areas of concentration: Cell Biology; Genetics and Genomics; Microbiology; and Structural Biology and Biophysics. The department today houses two undergraduate majors (MCB and Structural Biology and Biophysics), four PhD-granting programs and three Professional Master's Programs. There are 42 faculty members, 14 staff members, approximately 124 graduate students, and over 500 undergrad majors.
|Graduate MCB Majors||124|
|Undergraduate MCB Majors||572|
|University Scholars in MCB||9|
|Honors Students Working in Labs||60|
|MCB 2000+ Level Credit Hours||16,512|
|MCB Graduate Level Credit Hours||2,244|
|Total Expenditure Research Grants||5,304,157|