Graduate students in the Section of Molecular Genetics & Microbiology are affiliated with a variety of graduate programs at The University of Texas at Austin:
Graduate Program in Microbiology
In addition to a core molecular biology course of study, this program offers a number of specialized tracks, including:
- Biochemical Technology and Drug Discover Track Bioengineering,
- Bioinformatics and Biosensors Track
- Cell and Developmental Biology Track
- Molecular Genetics Track
- Neurobiology Track
- Structural Biology Track
Over the years, the Graduate Program in Plant Biology has earned an international reputation for excellence in research and teaching in the plant sciences. The Program offers graduate study leading to the M.A. and Ph.D. degrees, with concentration in particular areas of Plant Biology. These areas include Cellular and Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Physiology, Morphology, Cryptogamic Botany, Systematics, Evolution, and Ecology. Programs are structured to give comprehensive education and training, yet they also provide flexibility to meet the diverse needs and interests of the individual by providing numerous specializations within each area.
The Graduate Program in Ecology, Evolution and Behavior is a large and diverse program with about 35 faculty. Research ranges from the molecular level to the ecosystem, with approaches that include fieldwork, laboratory analyses, and mathematical modeling.