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Department of

Molecular Genetics, Biochemistry & Microbiology


The Department of Molecular Genetics, Biochemistry, and Microbiology is one of the four basic science departments at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and was founded in the early 1920s.

Our mission is to achieve excellence in training the next generation of scientists and physicians, and to carry out research at the cutting edge of biomedical technology.

The department currently comprises 18 full-time faculty with a variety of interests ranging from cancer biology to cardiovascular science to microbial pathogenesis.

Faculty use a number of state-of-the-art approaches including molecular genetics and structural biology in their quest to answer today’s most pertinent medical questions.

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