Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology (BMB)
Learning about genomics, cloning, stem cells, cancer biology, microarrays, emerging diseases, and neurodegenerative diseases.
BMB majors lead to exciting and rewarding careers!
Make discoveries and generate new knowledge through independent, original dissertation research in BMMB laboratories.
Department News Spotlight
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Santhosh Girirajan named interim head of the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Penn State
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