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Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology (MCDB)

Recent News

Awards for MCDB Trainees Recognize Excellence

At the Department Retreat we had a chance to meet in person and catch up on excellent work in research, teaching, service, and diversity. The event included our "lab coat ceremony" recognizing our newest PhD candidates.

Developing Future Biologists Earn Diversity Award

CEW+ Carol Hollenshead Inspire Award goes to the educational outreach organization for their efforts to expand access to biomedical careers for underserved students

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!

2019 Photo Contest Winners Selected

See the images on the Photo Contest Page.

 

2019 Science Winner Roop Jaffri, MacAlister Lab.

 

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.

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COVID-19 Contact Information

Undergrads and Prospective undergrads:
Contact the Program in Biology:
734-763-7984
lsa-biology-advising@umich.edu
Graduate students:
Contact Mary Carr, Grad Coordinator carrmm@umich.edu
MCDB Main Phone: 734-763-7142
Please leave a message.

More info at: Coping with Covid-19

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