Molecular Biophysics at Wesleyan is an interdepartmental, interdisciplinary program situated in the Division of Natural Sciences and Mathematics of Wesleyan University. Our program is comprised of faculty, postdoctoral research associates, graduate students, and undergraduate students situated in the Departments of Chemistry, Molecular Biology and Physics.
A grant from the National Institutes of Health, NIGMS #5T32GM008272, supports graduate research fellowships in molecular biophysics. Financial aid from this or other university sources is available for all students, domestic and foreign, associated with the program.
Wesleyan University is located in Middletown, CT and is comprised of 2800 students, 260 faculty, on a campus of ~100 buildings. A major theme in the Wesleyan community of learning is an integration of teaching, advanced study and scholarly research.
Wesleyan offers M.A. and Ph. D. degrees in nine academic departments: Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Mathematics, Computer Science, and Ethnomusicology, plus a full range of undergraduate B.A. degree programs in the liberal arts and sciences. For general information on the undergraduate programs, see the web site http://www.wesleyan.edu.
A grant from the The Howard Hughes Medical Institute to Wesleyan University provides summer stipends and work-study grants for undergraduate students wishing to study and do research in molecular biophysics as well as other areas of the life sciences are available from a grant to Wesleyan from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
A grant from The Keck Foundation for the Development of Integrative Genomics at Wesleyan supports program initiatives in the area of structural bioinformatics.
A grant from the Wesleyan University President's Fund for Educational Innovation supports curriculum development in the area of Computational Biology related to our program offerings.
We invite you to explore our program further by clicking on any of the links on the left hand margin of this page.