DEPARTMENT of CELL and MOLECULAR BIOLOGY 

Cellular & Molecular Biology is the study of the biochemical, biophysical, & genetic processes in cells. Cellular & Molecular Biology is the basis for such fields as Biotechnology, Pharmacology, Life Science, and Biomedicine. Cellular & Molecular Biology at GVSU prepares students in the critically important and dynamic fields of Cellular and Molecular Biology,  Biotechnology, and Biomedical research.

      Bachelor of Science 

Cell & Molecular Biology

 

 

Master of Science

Research Thesis Based Master’s in Cell & Molecular Biology

 

 

Master of Science

Internship Based Professional Master’s in Biotechnology

 

    Interdisciplinary Training
More than 20 faculty mentors in 4 different departments and diverse research areas.
 
Personalized Program
Emphasis on research &coursework that is tailored to each student’s professional objectives.
 
Mentorship
Independent research required either with a research mentor faculty or an internship elsewhere.
 
Reputation
Excellent track record in preparing students for graduate school and employment.
 

 

How are our CMB students doing?

Based on the ETS Major Fields Test in Biology, the CMB program at GVSU ranks higher than 90% of the 345 departments nationwide whose students (more than 7000) participated in this exam. 

 

 

2013

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2007

Cell Energetics & Biochemistry

92%

95%

98%

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95%

95%

Cellular Structure Organization & Function

88%

99%

98%

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95%

85%

Molecular Biology & Molecular Genetics

97%

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70%

95%

95%

90%

95%

Analytical Skills

82%

95%

85%

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80%

80%

85%

 

 

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