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Molecular Biosciences

Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD)
Offered By: College of Science and Mathematics
Graduate School


The Graduate Program in Molecular Biosciences at Arkansas State University encompasses the areas of biotechnology, cell biology, computational biology, immunology, food safety, neurobiology, regulation of gene expression, signal transduction and cellular metabolism, and structural biology. The MBS graduate program trains highly qualified students for productive careers in research and teaching through the completion of the PhD degree.

Our mission is to train the next generation of scientists with strong emphasis on interdisciplinary approaches, state-of-the-art technologies and innovation to engage in research in genomic, proteomic, cellular, and organ-based systems for the purpose of translating this knowledge into applications benefitting society in fields ranging from agriculture to medicine, from forensics to environmental sciences, from food sciences to renewable energy.