The open and collaborative atmosphere between faculty at the University of Pittsburgh and neighboring Carnegie Mellon University allows students to explore all aspects of Molecular Biophysics and Structural Biology in an integrated research community. The University of Pittsburgh has over 200 graduate degree programs and is one of the best (ranked 4th in 2009) supported research facilities of the nation, with over $400 million dollars from the NIH in 2009 alone. Carnegie Mellon University attracts students from all 50 US states and 93 nations, and is affiliated with 17 Nobel Laureates and ten Turing Award recipients, among other prestigious award recipients.

Participating faculty in the MBSB graduate program are from many different departments including..

University of Pittsburgh

  • Dietrich School of Arts & Sciences
    • Department of Biological Sciences
    • Department of Chemistry
    • Department of Physics
  • School of Medicine
    • Department of Cell Biology and Physiology
    • Department of Molecular Genetics and Biochemistry
    • Department of Pharmaceutical Science
    • Department of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology
    • Department of Anesthesiology
    • Department of Computational and Systems Biology
    • Department of Structural Biology 
  • Graduate School of Public Health
    • Department of Human Genetics
    • Department of Environmental & Occupational Health

Carnegie Mellon University

  • Mellon College of Science
    • Biological Sciences
    • Chemistry
    • Physics
  • School of Computer Science
    • Language Technologies Institute
    • Machine Learning Department
    • Computer Science Department
  • College of Engineering
    • Department of Chemical Engineering