The Department of Molecular & Biomedical Sciences (MBMS) at the University of Maine provides undergraduate and graduate degrees in Biochemistry, Microbiology, and Molecular and Cellular Biology. Each field offers excellent opportunity in challenging and exciting careers.
In addition, the Department participates in a state-wide Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (GSBS) Ph.D. program, with cooperating faculty at The Jackson Laboratory, the Maine Medical Center Research Institute, the Foundation for Blood Research, the University of Southern Maine, Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory and others to offer graduate students expanded research and educational opportunities.
The MBMS faculty are very active in a variety of research fields, many in the basic Biomedical Sciences. You can find brief descriptions of their research programs by going to the Faculty page. Dr. Carol Kim (Kim-Insight and Dr. Robert Wheeler (Wheeler-Insight) have also been featured in UMaine Today. Click here to see additional UMaine Today articles on MBMS faculty and their research.
Dr Charles Moody will be retiring at the end of this academic year. He will be greatly missed. Dr. Moody started with the department (then the Department of Microbiology) in 1982!
Check out the pictures from our Awards Day 2013