Welcome

The Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics engages in cutting-edge research, training, and teaching to solve basic questions in the life sciences and to apply biological knowledge to critical medical, agricultural and environmental problems. Our goal is to inspire the next generation of scientists, teachers, and communicators by providing research mentorship and classroom instruction in biochemistry, bioinformatics, cell biology, genetics, and molecular biology and by initiating and participating in collaborative research across the Cornell campuses.

Events

Seminar

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Racker Lecture By Melissa J. Moore, Ph.D. Chief Scientific Officer, Ermeritus Moderna General Lecture "mRNA as Medicine: COVID-19 Vaccine and Beyond" Thursday, December 1, 2022 at 8:00 p.m. G10 Biotechnology Building Research Seminar "The...
  • Biology
Chinyere Iweka

Seminar

Molecular Biology & Genetics Seminar By Chinyere Iweka Postdoctoral Scholar Stanford University Hosted by: Sylvia Lee and Chun Han If you need accommodations to participate in this event please contact nsp53 [at] cornell.edu as soon as possible.
  • Biology

News

Margaret Keymakh

News

Margaret Keymakh ’23 remembers well the day when her assays starting returning the results she was hoping for – and how excited she was when her replications of those experiments corroborated those findings. “I was doing this experiment getting...
  • Molecular Biology and Genetics

News

Viral DNA in human genomes, embedded there from ancient infections, serve as antivirals that protect human cells against certain present-day viruses, according to new research.

  • Molecular Biology and Genetics
  • Genomics
  • Genetics

Contact Us

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526 Campus Road
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853-2703

Phone: (607) 255-2203
Fax: (607) 255-6249

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