Please visit our Faculty Index for participating faculty accepting PhD students from the Molecular Biology Program!
Faculty from the six diverse Departments of Biochemistry, Biology, Human Genetics, Neurobiology and Anatomy, Oncological Sciences and Pathology are actively seeking students for rotations and thesis research. MBP students have a variety of choices to carry out cutting-edge research mentored by world-class scientists.
Molecular Biology Affiliate Faculty
A number of University of Utah faculty are affiliated with the Molecular Biology Program and have active research labs but who are not currently taking PhD students. These faculty are included in the Affiliate list below.
|Atkins, John||Human Genetics||Reprogrammed Decoding/Ribosome|
|Blumenthal, Don||Pharmacology and Toxicology||Protein Kinases|
|Carroll, Dana||Biochemistry||Genome editing, CRISPR-Cas, ZFNs, TALENs, DNA repair|
|Casjens, Sherwood||Pathology||Bacteriophages, Lyme Disease|
|Dearing, Denise||Biology||Molecular ecology, evolution of detoxification, herbivores, plant toxins|
|Fujinami, Robert||Pathology||Viral Pathogenesis / Autoimmunity|
|Fults, Daniel||Oncological Sciences||Brain Tumor Biology|
|Gard, David||Biology||Cytoskeletal Function & Development|
|Goldenberg, David||Biology||Protein Biophysics|
|Horvath, Martin||Biology||Structural Biology; X-Ray Crystallography|
|Jensen, Peter||Pathology||Antigen Presentation|
|Lindsley, Janet||Biochemistry||Teaching Metabolism and Nutrition|
|Prestwich, Glenn||Biochemistry and Medicinal Chemistry||Therapeutic Biomaterials|
|Weiss, Robert||Human Genetics||DNA Hybridization; DNA Sequencing|
Mitochondria, OXPHOS Respiration, Assembly of Respiratory Complexes