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Molecular & Cell Biology

Program Description

The Ph.D. program in Molecular and Cell Biology (MOCB) combines the substantial faculty resources and research facilities of the Departments of Biological Sciences, Chemistry and Biochemistry and Chemical Engineering to provide participants with the conceptual and technical background to investigate basic or applied problems in the life sciences at the molecular and cellular levels in the biomedical, bioengineering and life sciences.

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Degrees Offered:  Ph.D.

Tracks/Concentrations:  N/A

Department:  Biological Sciences, Chemistry & Biochemistry, Chemical & Biochemical Engineering

Part-Time or Full-Time:  Full-time

Online or On Campus:  On Campus

Admissions Requirements

GRE General Test required
Undergraduate training in organic chemistry, general biology, genetics, cell biology, physics, and calculus; recommend having taken a biochemistry course; recommend undergraduate major in biochemistry, chemistry, chemical engineering, microbiology, molecular biology, or the biological sciences

Term of Admission: Fall and Spring

Domestic Application Deadlines: January 1 and October 15

International Application Deadlines: January 1 and September 1

Contact Us

Main Contact Info:  410-455-3669 (UMBC)

Graduate Program Director:

Michelle Starz-Gaiano, 410-455-2217, starz@umbc.edu

Graduate Program Coordinator:

Melody Wright, 410-455-3669, melodyw@umbc.edu

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