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Biochemistry and Molecular Biology


UMBC's Department of Biological Sciences is one of the university's largest academic departments, encompassing a wide breadth of research and teaching with foci in the following areas:

With 27 tenured and tenure-track faculty members and seven instructors and lecturers, the department offers a full complement of baccalaureate and graduate programs leading to B.A., B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees, which are recognized for their emphasis on research, scientific approach, faculty contact, and extensive lab offerings. These programs serve to train a broad spectrum of future biologists and researchers and to prepare students for graduate and professional schools.

Main Office: Biological Science Building, Room 480
Phone: 410-455-2261
Department Website:
Department Head: Dr. Lasse Lindahl
Sample Resumés: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

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