Rutgers University - Busch Campus: Waksman Institute

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Located on Busch Campus of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, the Waksman Institute of Microbiology is an interdisciplinary research institute devoted to excellence in basic research. Focus areas include developmental biology, cell biology, biochemistry, structural biology, genetics, and genomics.


Molecular Biology and Biochemistry:  Current areas of study include understanding the role of chromatin in transcriptional regulation, RNA processing, DNA replication and transposition, protein folding and molecular recognition, circadian rhythm, signal transduction, cell cycle control, cell death and development.

Chemistry and Chemical Biology: This department is home to a broad array of world class research programs in biophysical, inorganic, materials, organic and physical chemistry that impact life in areas as diverse as health, energy, and environment.

Genetics: The department encourages and fosters research, dissemination of knowledge and public service aimed at understanding and contributing to advances in the genetics of humans and model organisms.

Plant Biology and Pathology: The department promotes the multidisciplinary study of challenges facing society in areas that cover the biological spectrum from organisms to ecosystems, with an equal emphasis on the social and human dimensions of these challenges.

Core Facilities

When & Where:

  • When

  • Wednesday, January 11, 2017
    11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
    Eastern Time

  • Where

  • Rutgers University - Busch Campus
    Waksman Institute
    Room 1001
    190 Frelinghuysen Road
    Piscataway,, New Jersey 08854


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