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The Susan Hafenstein laboratory.
Scientific solutions to pressing problems
Probing the behaviors of molecules,
cells, and biological systems

Training the next generation of scientists through transformational teaching and learning to advance scientific solutions to societal problems.

Students from the Tim Mayashiro research group in the laboratory.
Two students working in the lab for BMB.
Undergraduate Programs

Learning about genomics, cloning, stem cells, cancer biology, microarrays, emerging diseases, and neurodegenerative diseases.

BMB majors lead to exciting and rewarding careers!
 

BMB graduate students working in the laboratory with their adviser.

Make discoveries and generate new knowledge through independent, original dissertation research in BMMB laboratories.  

 

BMMB Graduate Program

 

Job Opportunities 

Faculty positions in Microbiology

The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Penn State invites applications for one or more tenure-track assistant, associate or full professor appointments in the area of Microbiology.

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Director, Center for Eukaryotic Gene Regulation

The Center for Eukaryotic Gene Regulation was founded in 1992 to support and stimulate research and training, enhance collaboration, and increase the visibility of gene regulation research at Penn State.

Group photo of members of the Center for Eukaryotic Gene Regulation
Faculty positions in Eukaryotic Gene Regulation

The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Penn State invites applications for one or more tenure-track assistant, associate or full professor appointments in the area of eukaryotic gene regulation.

Group photo of members of the Center for Eukaryotic Gene Regulation