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Molecular and Cellular Life Sciences

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Molecular and Cellular Life Sciences

University of Wyoming

Department #3354

1000 E. University Ave.

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-3300


Molecular and Cellular Life Sciences


MCLS Coursework

The MCLS program requires that students obtain a high level of proficiency in the core foundations of the fields, including biochemistry and molecular biology. In addition, all MCLS students will participate in several courses designed to connect concepts acquired from the laboratory, seminars, and other specialized classes; and they will be required to master the reading of scientific literature. Flexibility in terms of specific course requirements will be exercised for students with strong backgrounds in the core areas. Completion of formal coursework is expected within one to two years.

Elective CurriculumCoursework

Some examples of the elective courses available to MCLS students include:

  1. Topics in Genomics
  2. Cell and Developmental Genetics
  3. Microbial Physiology and Metabolism
  4. Mass Spectrometry and Analytical Chemistry
  5. Cell Culture and Virology
  6. Biomedical Engineering
  7. Mammalian Physiology
  8. Introduction to Bioinformatics
  9. Protein Structure and Function
  10. Microbial Genetics
  11. Mammalian Endocrinology
  12. Pathophysiology
  13. Replication, Transcription, and Translation
  14. Biophysics
  15. Plant Physiology

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