The Genome, Cell, and Developmental Biology (GCDB) graduate program offers interdisciplinary training in genetics, genomics, bioinformatics, molecular biology, biochemistry, developmental biology, cell biology, and evolution. We are engaged in a wide range of cutting-edge research, offering graduate students many choices from which to select areas of specialization for their thesis research.
In our program, you will learn how to plan, execute, and critically analyze experiments. Other professional development includes learning how to present seminars and write high-quality research papers and grants. The GCDB program provides students with the training and research experience necessary to pursue a diversity of careers, including academic biomedical research, biotech industry, and university-level teaching.
Students in the program may graduate with a Ph.D. in Genome, Cell, and Developmental Biology; Genetics; or Plant Sciences.