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Exploring the molecular foundations of biology and disease, our faculty include world experts in cell and developmental biology, systems and synthetic biology and structural biology. 

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Our alumni include Nobel Prize winners in Physiology and Medicine. Our current faculty scientists lead high-impact research in molecular, microbial, cellular, developmental, chemical, plant, structural and systems biology. Our faculty offer novel and innovative solutions to longstanding biological problems and bring unique perspectives to their research and their students.

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Dense Bacterial Populations Create Mutant Breeding Grounds for Antibiotic Resistance

November 17, 2022 • by Esther Robards-Forbes

New discovery could make it easier to fight antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Students Win Big at International Synthetic Biology Competition

November 14, 2022 by the Department of Molecular Biosciences



Texas Biologics to Bolster Research in Therapeutics

October 13, 2022 by Christine S Sinatra

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2022 CNS Teaching Excellence Award

September 27, 2022 by the Department of Molecular Biosciences

Johann Eberhart

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