The Brandeis Molecular and Cell Biology (MCB) Program offers a uniquely collaborative, nurturing, supportive and close-knit community conducting internationally recognized research at the frontiers of molecular, cell, developmental, chemical and neurobiology.
The goal of our MCB Graduate Programs is to develop creative, rigorous scientists who can identify and pursue novel and important questions. Our programs provide training in cutting-edge techniques, quantitative analysis and communication skills together with deep disciplinary knowledge and a broad scientific perspective. This foundation enables our students to succeed across a wide range of career choices and thrive in the changing landscape of science.
Our distinguished faculty include winners of the Nobel Prize, Gruber Prize and Thomas Hunt Morgan Medal, a Howard Hughes Medical Investigator and members of the National Academy of Sciences as well as Searle Scholars, Pew Biomedical Scholars, Sloan Research Fellows, NSF CAREER and NIH Director’s New Innovator awardees.