Oahu, Hawaii

Oahu, Hawaii

General Information

The Cell and Molecular Biology Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences provides an integrated course of study for students seeking a PhD or MS degree in health-related research. Areas of strength include cell biology and cell signaling pathways, molecular biology and molecular medicine, genetics, biochemistry, developmental biology, cancer biology, neurobiology, cardiovascular biology, marine biology, molecular and population genetics, immunology, virology, reproductive biology and other biological and biomedical science disciplines.

Participating faculty members are drawn from a wide range of departments and research centers and institutes across the campus: they come from the John A. Burns School of Medicine Basic and Clinical Science Departments, the University of Hawaii Cancer Center, the College of Natural Sciences, and the College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, the Pacific Biosciences Research Center, and the Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology.

The Cell and Molecular Biology Graduate Program also provides coursework and research training opportunities in cell and molecular biology, genetics, biochemistry and other health science disciplines to medical students, undergraduates, and graduate students from other graduate programs at the University of Hawaii.

Additional information on the Cell and Molecular Biology Graduate Program can be found in the CMB Handbook (pdf) or through the contacts listed below.

Dr. Michelle Tallquist, Chair – michelle.tallquist@hawaii.edu
Dr. Olivier Le Saux, Co-Chair – lesaux@hawaii.edu
Ms. Becky Nakama, Program Administrator – beckyn@hawaii.edu


Cell & Molecular Biology Graduate Program
John A. Burns School of Medicine, Biosciences Building, Suite 222-4 
651 Ilalo St., Honolulu, HI 96813
ph: 808 692-1514 fax: 808 691-1970