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Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology (MCDB)

Recent News

MCDB Opens Search for Faculty

Two faculty positions for outstanding biological scientists in all areas of cell/molecular biology, with an emphasis on neuroscience and animal physiology; Also LSA Collegiate Fellowship applicants (more recent PhDs)

Opposites Attract

Asst. Prof. Josie Clowney asks big questions about how DNA patterns the cells in our bodies.

Explore MCDB

  • Basic research on the function of living organisms with focus on the molecular and cellular levels of all branches of life — bacteria, plants, and animals. Learn what our faculty focus on and the model organisms we study. 
  • Graduate programs with about 75 PhD students, and a growing master's program with about a dozen students.
  • Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology undergraduate major with nearly 200 graduates each year.

 

Our researchers answer common questions related to their work on sleep, probiotics, protein folding, and more!  Find links to a podcast on the neuroepigenetics!

Show your Support

We strive to support our students and faculty on the front lines of learning and research and to steward our planet, our community, our campus. To do this, MCDB needs your support.

 

Contact Information

Undergraduates and Prospective Undergraduates:
Contact the Program in Biology
734-763-7984
lsa-biology-advising@umich.edu
Graduate students:
Contact Mary Carr, Graduate Coordinator carrmm@umich.edu