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Graduate Program

Departmental recruiting efforts are conducted through the Integrated Life Sciences Portal at UGA

The Biochemistry & Molecular Biology (BCMB) Department represents a cross-disciplinary research environment filled with professionals who are enthusiastic and passionate about scientific discovery. Our Ph.D. training program is research intensive with over 32 research active faculty and ~70 PhD students. Our faculty generates in excess of $30 million/year in research funds from federal agencies (NIH, NSF, DOE, and USDA), private organizations (American Cancer Society, American Heart Association, Burroughs Wellcome Fund, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation) and statewide initiatives (Georgia Research Alliance, Georgia Cancer Coalition). Our research programs are collaborative and interdisciplinary, driven by faculty who are recognized as international leaders in:

  • glycobiology
  • metalloenzymes
  • RNA biology
  • CRISPR/Cas
  • biofuels
  • infectious disease
  • bioinformatics & systems biology
  • cancer
  • chemical biology
  • computational biology
  • stem cells
  • epigenetics
  • structural biology
  • metalloenzymes
  • biology education

See the Research Labs for more information about research opportunities in the BMB.

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