Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology (MCDB)
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Arabidopsis study reveals special class of non-coding RNAs may help silence DNA stretches vulnerable to genetic mix ups.
$2 million over five years to fund her research into how nutrients in the diet play a key role in regulating our eating behavior by changing the activity of neurons in the brain
- 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 60 PhD students, and about 12 masters students
- Cell and Molecular 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!
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