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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.


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    312 Charles J. Colgan Hall, Science and Tech Campus

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Why the School of Systems Biology?


Number of degree programs offered by SSB to graduate students.


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

School of Systems Biology News & Events



Thesis Defense - Carol A. Anderson, Biology MS

Oct 22, 2021/2:30 - 4:00 PM

Candidate: Carol A. Anderson Program: Biology MS Date: Friday, October 22, 2021 Time: 2:30 PM Place: Virtual meeting

GRADReCon - Graduate Research Connections

Oct 28, 2021/11:00 AM - Oct 29, 2021/4:00 PM

GRADReCon - Graduate Research Connections Oct. 28 – 29 Faculty can build their productivity, research, and writing skills at GRADReCon: Graduate Research Connections. A variety of workshops on topics essential to success at Mason, GRADReCon is a partnership of Graduate Student Life, University Libraries and other key university programs and

Thesis Defense - Sarah Parron, Biology MS

Oct 29, 2021/10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Candidate: Sarah Parron Program: Biology MS Date: Friday, October 29, 2021 Time: 10:30 AM Place: Virtual meeting For full Thesis Defense Announcement Click Here