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School of Systems Biology provides a research and educational environment that allows integration of the various areas of molecular and cellular biosciences from a systems perspective.

Systems biology focuses on understanding the structure and function of biological systems on multiple levels — from molecules to organisms — through data obtained using theoretical, experimental, and computational methodologies.


SSB Faculty & Staff Congratulate Spring 2021 Doctoral Candidate




Christopher Mark Siwy

Dissertation Title:  Molecular Dynamics Study into the Passive Transport of Amyloid-β Inhibitors Permeating the Blood-Brain Barrier

Advisor: Dr. Dmitri Klimov

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Our PhD program was the first formal PhD program in Bioinformatics in the world

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Career Launch 2021

May 17, 2021/10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Monday, May 17 10-11 am Navigating the Just-in-Time Hiring Fair Co-presented with GEICO Get tips to help you make the most of your virtual career fair experience. 11 am-noon How do I maximize my summer? Learn about ways to build your resume during your summer break. 1-2 pm Networking Workshop

Career Launch 2021

May 18, 2021/12:00 - 6:00 PM

Tuesday, May 18 Noon - 2 pm 2 Hour Job Search Workshop Find actual opportunities and leave with concrete tips on how to pursue them. 3 - 4 pm Make your resume Robot-Proof Optimize your resume for better results! Get premium access to Jobscan during this demo. 5 - 6

Dissertation Defense - Brian Hetrick, Ph.D. in Biosciences

May 25, 2021/2:00 - 4:00 PM

Candidate: Brian Hetrick Program: Ph.D. in Biosciences Date: Tuesday, May 25 2021 Time: 2:00 PM Place: Virtual meeting For full Thesis Defense Announcement Click Here