University of Vermont

University of Vermont

Microbiology and Molecular Genetics


The CMB Program Office

Given Building C141C

Burlington, VT 05405

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Microbiology and Molecular Genetics

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The graduate students in the Microbiology and Molecular Genetics Department program utilize microbiology, genetics, biochemistry, bioinformatics, and structural biology approaches to elucidate the molecular mechanisms of cell function. The interdisciplinary nature of these fields means that a prospective graduate student is offered a wide choice of research opportunities. Cross-departmental, interdisciplinary collaborations are facilitated by regular meetings and journal clubs focusing on nucleic acid biochemistry, DNA repair, cellular microbiology, microbial pathogenesis, and structural biology and bioinformatics.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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