Molecular and Cell Biology

The Molecular and Cell Biology major emphasizes instruction in the basic molecular principles that allow organisms to live, grow, and adapt to their environment. Students will learn to apply concepts from biochemistry, molecular biology, genetics, and cell biology to a diverse array of questions ranging from how plants move towards light to the molecular basis of cancer. 

  • Flow cytometry and FACS
  • Immunological techniques
  • Gene expression
  • Cloning, over expression and stable cell line generation
  • Protein purification and characterization