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

Atwood, Walter J, Vice Chair of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry

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

Mowry, Kimberly L, Chair of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry

Faculty Positions

Arkhipova, Irina, Adjunct Associate Professor of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry

Atwood, Walter J, Professor of Medical Science

Beale, Samuel I, Professor Emeritus of Biology

Bender, Judith L, Professor of Biology

Brayboy, Lynae, Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry (Research)

Clark, Nathaniel Edgett, Instructor in Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry (Research)

Coleman, Annette W, Stephen T Olney Professor Emerita of Natural History

Coleman, John R, Professor Emeritus of Biology

Creton, Robbert J, Professor of Medical Science (Research)

Dahlberg, Albert E, Professor Emeritus of Medical Science

De Cecco, Marco, Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry (Research)

Deaconescu, Alexandra M, Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry

DeLong, Alison, Associate Professor of Biology

Dennery, Phyllis A, Professor of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry

Elias, Jack A, Professor of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry

Fairbrother, William G, Professor of Biology

Fausto-Sterling, Anne, Nancy Duke Lewis Professor Emerita of Biology

Freiman, Richard N, Associate Professor of Medical Science

Gerbi, Susan A, George D. Eggleston Professor of Biochemistry

Gregory, Steven T, Associate Professor of Medical Science (Research)

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

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

Helfand, Stephen L, Professor of Biology

Heywood, Peter, Professor of Biology

Higashimori, Haruki, Instructor in Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry (Research)

Horb, Marko, Adjunct Associate Professor of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry

Jogl, Gerwald, Associate Professor of Biology

Johnson, Mark A, Associate Professor of Biology

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

Landy, Arthur, University Professor Emeritus of Medical Science

Lapierre, Louis R, Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry

Larschan, Erica N, Associate Professor of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry

Lisi, George, Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry

Liu, Judy Shih-Hwa, Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry

Miller, Kenneth Raymond, Professor of Biology

Morrow, Eric M, Mencoff Family University Professor

Mowry, Kimberly L, Robin Chemers Neustein Professor of Biomedicine

Neretti, Nicola, Vartan Gregorian Assistant Professor of Biology

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

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

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

Reenan, Robert A, Professor of Biology

Rothman, Frank G, Professor Emeritus of Biology

Rothschild, Lynn, Adjunct Professor of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry

Rotman, Boris, Professor Emeritus of Medical Science

Salomon, Arthur R, Associate Professor of Biology

Schorl, Christoph, Assistant Professor of Biology (Research)

Sedivy, John M, Hermon C. Bumpus Professor of Biology

Sogin, Mitchell, Adjunct Professor of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry

Tsiarli, Maria, Postdoctoral Research Associate in Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry

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

Wessel, Gary M, Professor of Biology

Wharton, Kristi A, Professor of Biology

Wood, Jason G, Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry (Research)

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

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

Zervas, Mark, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry

Zimmering, Stanley, Professor Emeritus of Biology