Areas of Training

The graduate program in Genetics and Molecular Biology (GMB) at Emory University offers an exciting broad based training in the fields of genetics and molecular biology and their related disciplines of epigenetics,  genomics, biochemistry, and cell and developmental biology. A wide range of research opportunities in bacterial, viral, human and eukaryotic model system genetics enable students to specialize in their area of interest in state-of-the-art research facilities. This interdepartmental program enjoys collaborative interactions among  faculty from ten different departments including those from the departments of Human Genetics, Biology, Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Microbiology & Immunology, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Pharmacology, and the Winship Cancer Institute.  Areas of emphasis are listed to the left; click on each area to see a summary of the research topics and the exceptional faculty involved.