The Graduate Program in Genetics and Molecular Biology (GMB) at Emory University offers an exciting broad based training in the fields of genetics, epigenetics, biochemistry, bioinformatics, cell biology, and developmental biology. Research interests of the faculty vary in topic, approach and model organism. This interdepartmental graduate program derives its faculty from various medical research departments, including The Departments of Human Genetics, Biology, Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Microbiology & Immunology, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Pharmacology, and the Winship Cancer Institute. A wide range of research opportunities addressing critical biomedical questions related to human disease enable students to specialize in their area of interest while obtaining an essential foundation in genetics.
Research programs of the faculty fall into six major areas: