Welcome to CDB
Cell and Developmental Biology at Illinois is a young department that already has distinguished itself for the accomplishment of its faculty and excellence in research and education. Undergraduate and graduate students as well as postdoctoral research associates have built upon their experiences at Illinois to develop careers in academia, the private sector, and government policy.
We hope that you will take the time to explore the department by investigating the undergraduate and graduate programs so that you can learn about the opportunities at the cutting-edge of our science. Illinois is positioned at the forefront of discoveries made possible by breakthroughs in the biology of the cell, especially through emerging opportunities in cross-disciplinary research on our campus. The future of cell, molecular, and developmental biology is changing, and we believe that our department is well-positioned to provide training for your future.