Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry

The Department of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, and Biochemistry is the largest on-campus department in the Division of Biology and Medicine. We offer a wide range of undergraduate and graduate courses that form the core of modern experimental biology. Our faculty offer training in genetics, biochemistry, developmental biology, cellular biology, molecular biology, genomics, and proteomics. Departmental research employs state of the art optical tools such as electron and confocal scanning microscopy, physical techniques such as X-ray diffraction, and innovative techniques in molecular biology. The Department is devoted to cutting-edge research that addresses basic questions in biology, including the control of gene expression, cell fate determination, protein synthesis, the genetics of behavior, control of the cell cycle, signaling pathways within the cell, and the role of prions in cellular activity. A distinguished faculty, well-represented on editorial and professional boards and societies, directs undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral work in the Department.

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Faculty Administrative Positions

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Atwood, Walter JVice Chair of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry

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Johnson, Mark AGraduate Program Director for the Molecular Biology, Cell Biology & Biochemistry Graduate Program

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Larschan, Erica NGraduate Program Co-Director for the Center of Computational Molecular Biology

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Mowry, Kimberly LChair of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry

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Sedivy, John MAssociate Dean and Director, Center for the Biology of Aging

Faculty Positions

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Atwood, Walter JProfessor of Medical Science

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Beale, Samuel IProfessor Emeritus of Biology

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Bender, Judith LProfessor of Biology

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Berard, Aaron VAssistant Professor of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry (Research)

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Brugger, ChristianePostdoctoral Research Associate in Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry

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Chew, Li-JinAssociate Professor of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry (Research)

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Coleman, Annette WStephen T Olney Professor Emerita of Natural History

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Creton, Robbert JProfessor of Medical Science (Research)

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Dawson, Michelle RoseAssistant Professor of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry

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Deaconescu, Alexandra MAssistant Professor of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry

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DeLong, AlisonAssociate Professor of Biology

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Dennery, Phyllis AProfessor of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry

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Duan, ChaoruiPostdoctoral Research Associate in Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry

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Elias, Jack AProfessor of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry

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Fairbrother, William GProfessor of Biology

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Fausto-Sterling, AnneNancy Duke Lewis Professor Emerita of Biology

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Fawzi, Nicolas LuxAssociate Professor of Medical Science

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Freiman, Richard NProfessor of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry

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Gerbi, Susan AGeorge D. Eggleston Professor of Biochemistry

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Gruppuso, Philip AProfessor of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry (Research)

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Haley, Sheila AAssistant Professor of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry (Research)

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Helfand, Stephen LGeorge D. Eggleston Professor of Biochemistry

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Heywood, PeterProfessor of Biology

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Higashimori, HarukiInstructor in Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry (Research)

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Holmes, William MLecturer in Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry

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Huang, Yu-Wen AlvinGLF Translational Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry

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Jain, MukeshFrank L. Day Professor of Biology, Professor of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry

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Jogl, GerwaldAssociate Professor of Biology

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Johnson, Mark AAssociate Professor of Biology

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Kreiling, Jill AAssociate Professor of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry (Research)

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Landy, ArthurUniversity Professor Emeritus of Medical Science

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Larschan, Erica NAssociate Professor of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry

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Lee, Eugene YPostdoctoral Fellow in Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry

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Lisi, GeorgeAssistant Professor of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry

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Liu, Judy Shih-HwaSidney A. Fox and Dorothea Doctors Fox Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, Associate Professor of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry (Research)

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Marshall, JohnProfessor of Medical Science

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Miller, Kenneth RaymondProfessor of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry (Research)

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Miller, Kenneth RaymondProfessor Emeritus of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry

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Morrow, Eric MMencoff Family Professor of Biology

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Mowry, Kimberly LRobin Chemers Neustein Professor of Biomedicine

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Naik, Mandar TAssistant Professor of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry (Research)

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Neretti, NicolaAssociate Professor of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, and Biochemistry

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Nillni, Eduardo AProfessor Emeritus of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry (Research)

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Oulhen, NathalieAssistant Professor of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry (Research)

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Ouyang, QingAssistant Professor of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry (Research)

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Ray, MukulikaPostdoctoral Research Associate in Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry

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Reenan, Robert AProfessor of Biology

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Rothman, Frank GProfessor Emeritus of Biology

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Rothschild, LynnAdjunct Professor of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry

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Salomon, Arthur RProfessor of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, and Biochemistry

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Schorl, ChristophAssistant Professor of Biology (Research)

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Sedivy, John MHermon C. Bumpus Professor of Biology

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Sokka, Miiko JaakkimaInstructor in Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry (Research)

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Valdez, GregorioGLF Translational Associate Professor of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry

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Webb, Ashley E.Richard and Edna Salomon Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, and Biochemistry

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Wessel, Gary MProfessor of Biology

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Wharton, Kristi AProfessor of Biology

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Wong, ShiquanPostdoctoral Research Associate in Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry

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Yajima, MamikoAssistant Professor of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry (Research)

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Yao, HongweiAssociate Professor of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry (Research)

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Zervas, MarkAdjunct Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry