Molecular Cell Biology (MCB)

The department of Molecular Cell Biology (MCB) strives to elucidate how the integration of molecular structure, function, and behavior can lead  to a functional living cell. Subjects under elucidation range from the structural dynamics of domains within macromolecules and subunits of macromolecular assemblies, through the integration of pathways and organelles, to the interactions of a cell with its immediate environment. The integration generates new functional properties through the nonlinear, dynamic and spatial nature of the interactions between biological macromolecules.

Mission and vision of the department
The central theme of the Department of Molecular Cell Biology is how molecules by dynamical organisation and interaction create life. MCB addresses this question by means of excellent, internationally recognised teaching and research.

The department of Molecular Cell Biology is divided into four research groups:

All research (programmes and groups) and facilities are accomodated within the Amsterdam Institute for Molecules, Medicines and Systems (AIMMS). 

MCB participates in the BSc programs Biology, Biomedical Science, Health and Life and Health Science. The department also organises the MSc program Biomolecular Sciences.

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