About Medical Molecular Biology Program

Welcome to the Medical Molecular Biology (MMB) Program!

This program was designed to provide clinical laboratory scientists with a strong foundation in the different molecular aspects of medical biology, and with the laboratory skills necessary to perform molecular-based techniques used in diagnostics, the research lab, and the medical biotechnology industry.  This includes proficiency in a broad array of techniques used in molecular diagnostics, basic principles behind each test, applications to the diagnosis of genetic diseases, cancer and infectious diseases, interpretation of results, advantages and limitations of each methods and type of specimen required for each test. This program also emphasizes the importance of biosafety and proper decontamination procedures, and quality control to ensure accurate data for proper patient diagnosis.

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Please, consider visiting us at one of our Friday’s information session. Let us know that you are interested by e-mailing catherine.gropper@stonybrook.edu. Also, don’t hesitate to contact me directly if you have any question about the program.


Gloria Viboud PhD, SM(ASCP)CMMBCM
Program Director