FA22 Applications will open on August 23, 2021
with a  priority review Due Date of December 1, 2021.
Only complete applications are eligible for review.

The research and creativity of Colorado State University's graduate students is displayed and celebrated at the Graduate Student Showcase, November 12, 2019.


The Cell and Molecular Biology Graduate Program comprises over 100 faculty and ~50 MS and PhD students housed in 16 Departments and 5 Colleges at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado.

Our interests range from investigating telomere length in astronauts, to characterizing the microbiome of decaying corpses, to engineering plants for seawater desalination.

We aim to train outstanding researchers prepared for careers within and beyond academia.



CMB Faculty Spotlight

Jessica Metcalf
Jessica Metcalf, Assistant Professor of Animal Sciences, Colorado State University, October 18, 2017
CMB Faculty- Erika Szymanski
CMB Faculty-Nicole Kelp,

CMB Student Spotlight

CMB Student - Kailee Reed
CMB Student - Jared Luxton

CMB Alumni Spotlight

CMB Alumni - Victoria Harcy
CMB Alumni - Hailey Sedam
CMB Alumni - Erin Lynch