Molecular Biology, Biochemistry & Bioinformatics Program

Molecular biology, biochemistry and bioinformatics are dynamic, cutting-edge disciplines that have revolutionized science and play a critical role in virtually every aspect of the life sciences.

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The MB3 program at Towson University provides undergraduate preparation for students interested in biochemistry, bioinformatics, pharmacy, biophysics, biotechnology, cell biology, genetics, immunology, microbiology or molecular biology. The curriculum is also excellent if your goal is graduate, medical, dental or pharmacy school, or related allied health fields.

Learn more about the advantages of studying molecular biology, biochemistry and bioinformatics at Towson University.

Program Offerings

The program offers students:

  • small classes and highly individualized advising, including detailed four-year degree completion planning, research and internship guidance, and career counseling
  • accomplished faculty drawn from the departments of biological sciences, chemistry, mathematics, and computer and information sciences
  • active MB3 club providing an enriched experience through interaction with faculty and other students with similar interests
  • advantageous mid-Atlantic location with one of the largest concentrations of biotech industries anywhere in the world

In addition, the MB3 program offers state-of-the-art facilities and equipment allowing students to:

  • perform sophisticated computational analysis of DNA, RNA and protein sequences and structures
  • clone, PCR amplify, analyze and sequence DNA molecules
  • study gene expression at the level of RNA and protein
  • analyze protein structure and function
  • culture and study bacteria, viruses and eukaryotic cells