Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology

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About Us

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The Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology at Baylor College of Medicine delivers cutting-edge research focused on cancer biology, stem cell biology, developmental biology, and neurobiology. The department ranks among the top ten in the nation in funding from the National Institutes of Health. Our faculty participate in the Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center, and the Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine (STaR) Center, among others. The department is home to the Center for Precision Environmental Health. Recruiting junior faculty in both existing and emerging areas of research, such as epigenetics, cancer, and synthetic biology, we attract, train and grow top talent in a collaborative environment with an entrepreneurial spirit.

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Research

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Modern facilities are generously equipped with a full range of instrumentation required for research in cellular, molecular, developmental, and endocrine biology.

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Our Faculty

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See a listing of the Department of Molecular and Cellular faculty.

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Join Our Team

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View current opportunities.

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Message from the Chair

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A message from department chair Margaret “Peggy” Goodell, Ph.D.