The Graduate Program in Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry (MCB) is a truly interdisciplinary, interdepartmental Program that offers students of superior ability and motivation excellent preparation for a career that includes research in biological and medical sciences. The Program draws faculty trainers from: five departments within the Program in Biology (Ecology and Evolutionary Biology; Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry; Molecular Microbiology and Immunology; Molecular Pharmacology, Physiology and Biotechnology; and Neuroscience); four departments within Alpert Medical School Brown Medical School (Medicine; Pathology; Orthopaedics and Pediatrics), and from the Chemistry, Computer Science and Applied Mathematics departments.  

SAVE THE DATE - August 31, 2016                                                                            Annual MCB Graduate Program Retreat - Haffenreffer Grant of Mount Hope - 9 Am - 6 PM

                              Congratulations to our new graduates
2016 Commencement2016 Commencementwho received their PhDs at Commencement on May 29, 2016:




Kathryn Grive (Advisor - Richard Freiman)                                                                       Asli Sahin (Advisor - Rob Reenan)                                                                                     Georges St. Laurent (posthumously)  (Advisor - Rob Reenan)


MCB Graduate Student Brian Jones recently participated in the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology's Student/Postdoc Capitol Hill Day.  This is an annual event where the ASBMB brings trainees from across the country to meet with their Congressional leaders in Wahsington, D.C. to discuss their research and advocate for funding for scientific research. 

Brian Jones (left), 5th year MCB Graduate Student, meets with R.I. Representative David Cicilline (2nd from left) and others on Capitol Hill.



Brian in front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.





MCB Graduate Student's research featured on Brown University website.  Read about Aaron Held's exciting project



MCB Graduate Student Rosa Martinez-Garcia recently participated in a training program organized by the National Research Mentoring Network and was featured on their website.  NRMN is a nationwide consortium of mentorship programming designed to support the advancement of trainees in the health sciences.  Learn more about NRMN.