Cellular and Molecular Biology Graduate Degree Program

Email: cmb@bocklabs.wisc.edu

Website: Cellular and Molecular Biology Graduate Degree Program's website

Phone: 608-262-3203

413 Bock Labs
1525 Linden Drive
Madison, WI 53706


CMB provides the opportunity to work with more than 180 faculty trainers spanning over 40 departments on a campus known for cooperation and collaboration. Research in the CMB Program is arranged in these twelve research Focus Groups based on common scientific interests: cancer biology, cell adhesion & cytoskeleton, cellular & molecular metabolism, developmental biology & regenerative medicine, immunology, membrane biology & protein trafficking, molecular genome biology of microbes, plant biology, RNA, systems biology, transcriptional mechanisms, and virology.


Provided that they make satisfactory progress towards their PhD, all CMB students are guaranteed a competitive stipend and tuition remission for the duration of their graduate studies. The benefits package also includes the opportunity to purchase excellent University of Wisconsin health insurance at a reasonable price. Application fee waivers are available from the Graduate School or the CMB Program in some cases; see our website for more information.


The Graduate Record Exam (GRE) is no longer required. Admission to the CMB Program is based on demonstrated ability and interest in science and mathematics. Prior laboratory research experience is required. For admissions details, including course recommendations, please visit: