This interdisciplinary major is focused on biology and the physical sciences, and incorporates a significant amount of mathematics. The major is research oriented and is designed to prepare students for graduate studies or medical school as well as careers in biotechnology and the pharmaceutical industry. For further information, consult with the molecular biology faculty, Professors Armstrong, Edwalds-Gilbert, Tang, or Wiley.
|Aitel, Fazia||Associate Professor, Claremont McKenna College|
|Basu, Dipannita||Professor of Sociology and Africana Studies, Pitzer College|
|Bonaparte, Alicia||Assistant Professor of Sociology, Pitzer College|
|Daut, Marlene||Assistant Professor of English and Cultural Studies, Claremont Graduate University|
|Fairchild, Halford||Professor of Psychology and Africana Studies, Pitzer College|
|Harris, Laura||Professor of English and World Literature and Africana Studies, Pitzer College|
|Hurley, Eric||Associate Professor of Psychology and Africana Studies, Pomona College|
|KaMala, KaMala||Assistant Professor of Psychology, Pitzer College|
|Lemelle, Sidney||Professor of History and Black Studies and Chair of the History Department, Pomona College|
|Lytle, Gwendolyn||Professor of Music and Resident Artist, Pomona College|
|Mayes, April||Associate Professor of History, Pomona College|
|Perkins, Linda||Associate Professor of Education, Claremont Graduate University|
|Shelton, Marie-Denise||Professor, Claremont McKenna College|
|Smith, Darryl||Associate Professor of Religious Studies, Pomona College|
|Wimbush, Vincent||Professor of Religion , Claremont Graduate University|
Student Learning Outcomes
Students majoring in molecular biology should be able to:
- Understand foundational scientific principles and findings in current molecular biology.
- Discuss and analyze original scientific research articles in molecular biology.
- Interpret data, including identification of control versus experimental samples.
- Design controlled experiments to test specific hypotheses.