Graduate Program in Molecular & Cellular Biosciences

This interdisciplinary program brings together over 150 faculty from five basic science departments and research institutes to provide graduate students with rigorous training in chemical, molecular, cellular, and systems biology research toward the completion of a Ph.D.  Find out more about Admissions.


PMCB Annual Retreat

Sept. 26-27th

Join fellow PMCB students and faculty for the annual retreat at The Resort at the Mountain in beautiful Welches, Oregon. Activities include small & large group break-out educational sessions, individual department sessions, outdoor activities, poster sessions, bonfire and all meals. The Key Note speakers this year include Dr. Adam Margolin and Dr. George Mejicano. Space is limited so register to attend by September 10th.


 FOLIO Courses

  • September 23rd  1:00-4:00 RJH
  • September 24th   8:30-4:30 RJH
  • September 25th   8:30-12:00 RJH


  • September 29th  12:00-6:00  Old Library Auditorium

Student Information Faire

  • October 3rd   1:45-1:15  Student Center Gym  


Congratulations Dr. Branden Tarlow!

For successfully defending your thesis entitled "Cllular plasticity in liver injury:origin of progenitors and mechanisms of regeneration" under the mentorship of Dr. Markus Grompe.

Congratulations Dr. Huilan Yao!

For successfully defending your thesis entitled " The critical roles for the co-repressor, Rcor1, in lineage determination" under the mentorship of  Dr. gail Mandel.

Upcoming Events



Welcome New Students

We have 14 new students joining us this year. Be sure to introduce yourself at the retreat!

Chiara Del Piccolo-Williams College

Julia Doh-UW

Ilsa Kirby-Reed

Ryan Lane-George Fox

Haley Licon-Tulane

Ryan Mulqueen-SUNY

Sigrid Noreng-Univ. of Oslo

Daelyn Richareds-PSU

ERika Riederer-Skidmore

Gabriel Romero-U of Minnesota

Jon Savage-UC Santa Cruz

Saundra Schlesinger-Arizona State

Seong Seo-Kyungpook University

Kristof Torkenczy-Univ. of Edinburgh