A campus of inspiration
The CMDB program is located within the beautiful UCR campus and populated by students and faculty of diverse and complex backgrounds.
The UCR campus is a warm and open work environment featuring several new state-of-the-art facilities making for an excellent research environment.
The tools of the trade
UCR features light and electron microscopy centers and a genomics institute with facilities for the study of nucleotide and peptide synthesis, DNA sequencing and cell transformation.
Integrating your education
Complementing their research, CMDB students have access to a wide range of courses in cell, molecular and developmental biology that can be combined to meet the needs and interests of each individual.
A tradition of excellence
The CMDB program has over 70 participating faculty members from across 16 departments. Interacting directly with their graduate students, the faculty creates working environments for a wide variety of research areas.
Education on all fronts
Be it bioethics, proteomics or plant cell pathology, the partnerships between faculty and students at CMDB keep them on the cutting edge of their fields.
Structural biology — like this 3D model of a protein receptor — provides molecular insights into how the receptor and its ligand regulate gene transcription. CMDB faculty use this information to better understand the molecular basis for genetic diseases and to facilitate drug discovery.
The field is wide open
Whether it's neuroscience, cellular chemistry, bioinformatics or bio-nondevices, our program pushes the edges of discovery.