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Department of

Molecular Genetics, Biochemistry & Microbiology

  • UC home for microbiology
  • Cutting edge research
  • First-rate biomedical training

Welcome to Molgen! 

Welcome to the Department of Molecular Genetics, Biochemistry, and Microbiology at the University of Cincinnati Academic Health Center. Please take a few moments to browse through the site and learn about our department, our research, and our graduate program.

The department is part of the University of Cincinnati’s College of Medicine and currently comprises 18 primary faculty members and 20 affiliate faculty members with interests ranging from cardiovascular biology to microbiology/immunology and from genetics to structural biology.

More information on MolGen faculty members and their research interests can be found in the Faculty Directory and Research Areas sections of this website.

If you are contemplating a biomedical research career in the academic, educational, federal or commercial worlds, choosing the proper graduate program for your training is one of the most important decisions you will make. Click here for more information regarding the admission process.

Not only are you selecting the location for the final stage in your formal education, you are also choosing a home for the next several years.

With the future of medicine and medical practice firmly rooted in recent advances in biochemical and genetic technologies, the graduate program in Molecular Genetics, Biochemistry and Microbiology at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine is ideally placed to provide you with the challenge, intellectual excitement and high-level training necessary to jump-start your career in molecular biology and medicine.

Upcoming Molgen Seminar

September 13, 2016 at 12:00 PM in MSB 2351.  Moshe Oren from the Weizmann Institute will present "Tumor Suppressor Crosstalk: p53, Hippo and Friends.

Recent Molgen News

8/29/2016: Recent Molgen Graduate Shu-En Wu has latest paper selected as highlighted manuscript in the October issue of Virology. Visit the Virology Highlights Blog to read more about his findings. 

8/23/2016: Recent Molgen Graduate Kristof Nolan has work published in Cell Reports. Visit the Cell Reports August Issue to read more about their findings.

8/5/2016: Kovall Lab publishes paper in PLOS Biology and has work featured on the cover of the journal. Visit the PLOS Biology July Issue to read more about their findings. 

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