Cell and Molecular Biology (Ph.D.)


The Cell and Molecular Biology Program offers research opportunities from a wide variety of fields to include the molecular and cellular aspects of cancer biology, infectious disease, metabolism (includes biofuels), neuroscience, plant biology, molecular physiology, gene expression, reproductive biology, developmental biology and structural biology.

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Cell and Molecular Biology

Areas of Study

  • Cancer biology
  • Genomics and computational biology
  • Infectious diseases
  • Metabolism regulation
  • Neuroscience and molecular physiology
  • Plant biology
  • Regulation of gene expression
  • Reproductive and developmental biology

Next Steps


Coursework, credit requirements, and more information is available in the Colorado State University general catalog. Please contact your department representative with program-related questions.

Student Employment

Graduate students interested in employment positions (GTA, GRA, GSA appointments and hourly positions) should contact their advisor and their departmental graduate coordinator for the process to apply.

Financial Aid