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University of Mississippi Medical Center PH.D. in Cell and Molecular Biology
University of Mississippi Medical Center

PH.D. in Cell and Molecular Biology

Jackson, USA

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Sep 2023

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The Department of Cell and Molecular Biology at UMMC is comprised of 14 regular faculty members and two instructors, three members with joint appointments in the Cancer Center and Research Institute, two who are primarily education-focused, and six adjunct faculty members from the Departments of Physiology, Preventive Medicine, and Neurology and the School of Nursing. The faculty use various model systems for their work, such as cell and molecular models, zebrafish, and rodent models. Their studies are supported by grants from the National Institutes of Health and private foundations such as the American Heart Association.

The overall objective of the Ph.D. program in cell and molecular biology is for each student to achieve competency in both the coursework and research components of the program and develop critical thinking and communication skills. With this knowledge base and skill set, graduating students will be equipped to pursue a variety of different career options.

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