About Cornell BMCB

As one of the largest graduate programs in the biological sciences at Cornell University, the Field of BMCB is an umbrella program with strengths in multi-disciplinary research, including biochemistry and structural biology, cell biology, developmental biology, molecular genetics and genomics.

The Field of BMCB is committed to providing a welcoming and inclusive training and research environment for all students. We work closely with the Graduate School Office of Inclusion and Student Engagement to provide an inclusive and holistic approach to graduate scholar success.

If you are a student who needs accommodations, Cornell has multiple resources to help you navigate campus and your academic program.

The Field of BMCB enrolls 15-20 students each year and has 70 participating faculty spanning 15 departments and institutes.  The Field of BMCB is administered by the Department of Molecular Biology & Genetics, and is guided and supported by the Director of Graduate Studies, Chris Fromme, and the Graduate Field Assistants, Casey Moore, Vicki Shaff, and Ginger Tomassini.