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Learn in state-of-the-art facilities at one of the first institutions in the country to establish biophysics as an independent discipline.

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Choose from the Program in Molecular Biophysics; Program in Cell, Molecular, Developmental Biology, and Biophysics; or the Jenkins Biophysics Program.

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Our faculty specialize in solving biological problems using a combination of chemistry, biology, physics, mathematics, and computer science.

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Stephen Fried Named Sloan Research Fellow

February 20, 2020 Dr. Stephen Fried, Assistant Professor, Departments of Chemistry and Biophysics, has been named a 2024 Sloan Research Fellow, a prestigious award celebrating rising stars in academia. Awarded […]

Dr. Alama Plaza-Rodriguez Defends Thesis

On June 21st, graduate student Alma Plaza-Rodriguez, of the Program in Molecular Biophysics, successfully defended her thesis: “Modeling Contractility Kit-Mediated Mechanoresponsiveness and Cytoskeletal Network Assembly”. Congratulations, Alma!