Welcome to the Department of Cell Biology and Physiology

 CONGRATULATIONS to the Department of Cell Biology & Physiology, ranked 1st in the country in NIH funding!


 Thanks to EVERYONE for making us the BEST Department in the country!!!

The department was formed in July 2012 through the merger of the Department of Cell & Developmental Biology and the Department of Cell & Molecular Physiology. The new department brings together two strong traditions of excellence in basic science and translational research, and in pre- and post-doctoral training, including undergraduate, graduate and medical education.

Department Highlight

Keith Burridge elected into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences!

BurridgeThe Academy membership encompasses over 4,600 Fellows and 600 Foreign Honorary Members and reflects the full range of disciplines and professions: mathematics, physical and biological sciences, medicine, social sciences and humanities, business, government, public affairs, and arts. Among the Academy's Fellows are more than 250 Nobel laureates and 60 Pulitzer Prize winners.