The Department of Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology advances our knowledge of life on earth at the cellular and molecular levels. Our mission is to educate the next generation of scholars, professionals, and citizens of the world by fully integrating our students into cutting-edge research activities, including hands-on participation in the process of scientific discovery. Our faculty conducts research with a variety of models including Arabidopsis, Drosophila, zebrafish, mouse and stem cells to address the most pressing problems in biology, health and sustainability.
Developing outstanding science and scientists to solve critical biological questions of the world.
Hartenstein Lab (Jaison Omoto)
Drosophila larval brain. Neuropil glia in green.
UCLA scientists receive $5.7 million in CIRM grants to advance stem cell-based technologies for treating cancer, infertility, intellectual disability syndromes and cystic fibrosis
March 29, 2023
Center for Reproductive Science, Health and Education (CRSHE) is hiring. Associate Director - Academic Coordinator (Fiscal Year) - Apply Now - https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF08082
February 22, 2023
Join Life Sciences' esteemed experts–including leaders of the new UCLA Center for Reproductive Science Health and Education–for an illuminating virtual event.
January 26, 2023
Dean Tracy Johnson receives $2.1M CIRM award to launch undergraduate stem cell training program
August 30, 2022
June 8, 2023 – 4:00PM - 5:00PM
159 Boyer Hall
MBI Thursday Research Seminar | Hari Shroff, Ph.D. | Hosted by Pavak Shah, Ph.D.
“Multiscale Biological Imaging at High Spatiotemporal Resolution”