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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 17 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.

Molgen Graduate Program

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.

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

May 3, 2016    Hala Elnakat Thomas, Ph.D.

University of Cincinnati Cancer Center

"pNETs: Jekyll and Hyde of Pancreatic Cancer"

Recent Molgen News

3/1/2016: Dr. Thomas Thompson was recently named as Associate Editor of Experimental Biology and Medicine. Way to go Tom!!!
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2016 Emerging Entrepreneurial Achievement Award: Dan Hassett, PhD

Daniel Hassett, PhD, was a postdoctoral fellow researching gonorrhea when hemet a world expert on cystic fibrosis. Read Story


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