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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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Dr. Taylor Devlin Defends Thesis

April 12, 2023 The Thomas C. Jenkins Department of Biophysics is pleased to announce that on April 12th, Dr. Taylor Devlin of the Program for Molecular Biology, successfully defended her […]

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 […]