The Cell and Molecular Biology Graduate Program is a campus-wide interdisciplinary program for PhD and MS students, part of the Molecular Biosciences programs at the University of Nevada. The nearly 40 participating faculty are from many departments in the School of Medicine, College of Science, and CABNR (Agriculture, Biotechnology, and Natural Resources).
The highly interactive program offers a wide range of study options dealing with contemporary biophysics, cancer, cell biology, chemical biology, immunology, insect biochemistry, microbiology, pharmacology and plant biology.
The 30 students in the program pursue a rigorous training program with diverse research opportunities using state-of-the-art facilities and equipment. A shared first year curriculum and series of lab rotations introduce students to the full range of the Molecular Biosciences research community.
Students who seek admission to the program should have completed the following course requirements: 8 credits of both organic chemistry and biology, 6 credits of physics and 4 credits of calculus. If a student is admitted with a deficiency in these courses, the required courses must be completed during the first year of graduate study.