Department of Cell and Molecular Biology

Head: Maryam Hajighasem Kashani, PhD.

department of cell and molecular biology

Molecular biology, the biomedical sciences, and biotechnology are among the most challenging and exciting scientific fields of the 21st century. These disciplines are at the forefront of our efforts to overcome major global challenges including climate change, world hunger, heart disease, cancer, and AIDS.

the department offers solid foundations in biochemistry, microbiology and molecular genetics. Research interests within the Department are diverse and include the study of the molecular origins of cancer and infectious disease, vaccine development, the roles of microorganisms in nutrient cycling and metabolism, and the genetic modification of switchgrasses for biofuel production.

Experts Found: 7