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Department of Biological Sciences

Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology

Our MCDB faculty focus on understanding at a molecular level how cells differentiate, communicate with each other and interact with their environment to ensure proper organ development, function, coordination and repair.

Research Activities and Graduate Faculty List

Our faculty study a broad range of disciplines ranging from neurobiology, stem cell biology, cancer biology, developmental biology and genetics to investigate how cells function and interact with their environment during development, disease, or in response to stress or injury.

Challenge the conventional. Create the exceptional. No Limits.