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Department of MBS

Phone: (512) 471-5105
Fax: (512) 471-1218

NHB 2.606, Stop A5000
100 East 24th St.
Austin TX 78712

Jason McLellan seen in the Sauer Lab Wednesday, June30 ,2021 on campus at The University of Texas at Austin.Department of Molecular Biosciences faculty, research scientists, postdocs and graduate students are affiliated with a number of cross-departmental and cross-college research centers and institutes. Our researchers have access to world-class facilities and resources. These include:

Center for Biomedical Research Support

The Center for Biomedical Research Support (CBRS) supports core facilities, services, and resources for biomedical researchers. 

Sauer Structural Biology Laboratory

The Sauer Structural Biology Laboratory is a state-of-the-art cryo-EM facility, housing instruments capable of imaging macromolecular machines at atomic or near atomic resolution.  

John Ring LaMontagne Center for Infectious Disease

The mission of the LaMontagne Center for Infectious Disease is to conduct basic and translational research into the molecular mechanisms of pathogenesis of bacterial, viral, parasitic, or fungal infections and strategies for their prophylaxis and therapy. These efforts also include characterizing and predicting the spread of infectious diseases through populations, and supporting programs to define the human and animal responses to challenge by infectious agents and how human genetics impact susceptibility to infection.

Waggoner Center for Alcohol and Addiction Research

Investigators at the Waggoner Center for Alcohol and Addiction Research provide wide-ranging academic approaches to alcohol and addiction research. These research directives include studies of neural plasticity, molecular actions of alcohols and anesthetics, gene expression, and addictive behaviors.

Center for Systems & Synthetic Biology

The Center for Systems & Synthetic Biology brings together researchers to understand & engineer the regulatory networks underlying organismal biology.