Prospective Students

We are an inclusive, open and collaborative program and we encourage applications form scholars with outstanding undergraduate records in the biological, chemical, or physical sciences. We seek students able to approach a challenging, research oriented graduate program leading to careers in academic, private, and public service in the biological sciences. We wish to attract those who will demonstrate leadership, creativity, and commitment in the vigorous pursuit of new scientific knowledge.

Campus and Department- An introduction to the UC Berkeley campus and the Molecular & Cell Biology department.

Steps to Ph.D.- An overview of our Ph.D. program including courses, laboratory rotations, teaching and qualifying examinations.

MCB by the Numbers - Interesting facts and statistics about our Ph.D. program and students

Course Information - Information about Graduate program course offerings

Admissions Information - Learn about the application process and apply for our program

Program Outcomes A selection of papers published by MCB graduate students and a summary of alumni career outcomes.