BMCDB Graduate Group

Biochemistry, Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology graduate group members take experimental approaches to study that range from the atomic and ultrastructural levels, to model organisms that range from yeast to mammals. Research interests reflect traditional strengths in biochemistry, molecular biology, and cell and developmental biology as well as approaches that combine biology, genetics, genomics, physics, engineering, math and computational disciplines. Members are encouraged to explore focus areas through core courses and four first-year rotations.

  • Ben Montpetit
    Viticulture and Enology; Food Science and Technology
    College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
    (530) 752-5955
Faculty specialties:
  • Chromosome Dynamics and Nuclear Function 
  • Genomics, Proteomics and Metabolomics 
  • Cell Biology 
  • Cell Division and the Cytoskeleton 
  • Cellular Responses to Toxins and Stress 
  • Differentiation, Morphogenesis and Wound Healing 
  • Biochemistry 
  • Molecular Medicine 
  • Reproductive Biology 
  • Molecular Genetics 
  • Developmental Biology 
  • Cancer Biology 
  • DNA Repair 
  • Gene Regulation 
  • Meiosis 
  • Molecular Microbiology 
  • Molecular Physiology 
  • Neurobiology 
  • Organelle and Membrane Biology 
  • Plant Molecular Biology 
  • RNA 
  • Signal Transduction 
  • Structural Biology 
  • Stem Cell Biology 
  • Vision