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MCDB Department

The Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology is one of the departments directly supported by the Program in Biology.

MCDB conducts basic research about the function of all branches of life — bacteria, plants, and animals. The research portfolio includes more than 40 sponsored awards, amounting to more than $8 million.  Learn more on the MCDB faculty and lab pages.  

Explore all that MCDB has to offer, including recent news and events via the MCDB departmental website.