School of
Molecular Biosciences
We prepare students for careers in science, health, and medicine and are leaders in the vast range of life sciences research.

School of Molecular Biosciences

Our faculty are leading biomedical research scientists in reproductive and developmental sciences, infectious diseases, functional genomics, and DNA repair and chromosome structure. We offer undergraduate, graduate and postdoctoral training in biochemistry, genetics and cell biology, and microbiology.

Undergraduate degree programs

We prepare you for a career in human and animal science, health, and medicine.

Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry

Study life on the molecular level, using approaches from chemistry, physics, and biology

Bachelor of Science in Genetics and Cell Biology

The science of heredity and the structure and function of living cells

Bachelor of Science in Microbiology

Study organisms and viruses too small to be seen by the unaided eye


Get on the fast track with STARS

Earn an accelerated PhD degree in as little as 7 years

Graduate degree programs

Rigorous educational training for tomorrow’s scientists

Master of Science in Molecular Biosciences

Uses the approaches of chemistry, physics, and biology to understand the fundamental mechanisms of living organisms

PhD in Molecular Biosciences

Life science research in biochemistry, biophysics, cell biology, genetics, immunology, microbiology, molecular biology, structural biology, and virology

Certificates

Molecular Biosciences Undergraduate Certificate

Interdisciplinary science training provides a foundation in genetics, microbiology, and biochemistry

Professional Molecular Sciences Graduate Certificate

Designed for students with science degrees who want to transition into a variety of careers 


Centers, initiatives, and programs


Research areas

  • Cellular signaling
  • Molecular reproduction and regeneration
  • Infectious disease
  • Functional genomics
  • Chromosome biology and DNA repair
  • Biology and biochemistry education research


Other labs, libraries, and facilities

Our faculty and students have access to extensive and modern WSU research labs, libraries, and facilities in molecular, material, chemical, and biochemical sciences.

Teaching Academy

Fostering innovative teaching and learning for faculty, residents, and professional and graduate students across the college

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Questions?  Email us or call 509-335-8751

School of Molecular Biosciences
Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine
P.O. Box 647520, Pullman, WA 99164-7520