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Mission Statement

The Department of Cell Biology, Microbiology, and Molecular Biology is a comprehensive research and training department located in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of South Florida.

Our mission is to prepare students for professional careers in the areas of Cell Biology, Microbiology, and Molecular Biology. Pursue excellence in the following programmatic research areas through strategic hires, grant acquisitions and scholarly publications: Microbial Pathogenesis and Antibiotic Resistance, Structural and Computational Biology Molecular Cell Biology, Molecular basis of gene expression Mechanisms of genomic instability Biology of aging Serve the University, Scientific and greater community by providing intellectual resources and engaging in scholarly activities that are consistent with our education and research missions.