Molecular and Cellular Biology

Molecular and Cellular Biology

Our research at the cellular and molecular level seeks to better understand and manage some of society’s greatest health threats. Research groups are developing new vaccines, antibiotics, genetic therapies and diagnostics.

Research groups

Epilepsy research group

Genetics and Genomics

By studying the patterns of inheritance of a particular disease trait/phenotype we are able to identify which gene, or genes, are responsible for causing the disease.


Infectious Diseases and Microbiology research group


Conducting important research aimed at addressing a variety of biological challenges affecting human and animal health.