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BMMB Graduate Program
Interdisciplinary and Flexible Training

Earn a Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Microbiology and Molecular Biology (BMMB) researching alongside 53 faculty and more than 75 graduate students in areas from the structures of biological molecules and their mechanisms to the development of multicellular organisms.

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Meet Kelly Rios

Kelly's research investigates how post- transcriptional gene regulation contributes to malaria parasite transmission and is integral to the understanding the fundamental molecular biology of the parasite in order to exploit weaknesses in transmission biology.

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Meet Mitchell Godin

Utilizing cutting edge sequencing technologies, such as Oxford Nanopore Technologies, Mitchell’s research within the laboratory analyzes genes important for proper infection in each stage of the malaria parasite’s lifecycle.
 

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Meet Stephanie Collins

Stephanie’s research focuses on how the gut microbiome influences the detoxification and removal of pharmaceuticals, environmental toxicants, and other chemicals from the body.
 

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BMMB Graduate Program

BMMB students make scientific contributions under the mentorship of vibrant and diverse faculty whose research expertise provides students with an engaging collaborative and interdisciplinary experience.

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