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Biological Sciences (Cell Biology)

The University of Edinburgh
4 years
Bachelor's degree
On campus
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Program description

Modern cell biology is a dynamic discipline that combines the interests and techniques of many scientific fields, including molecular biology, genetics, developmental biology and biochemistry. Cell biologists investigate the basic structural and functional units of life: the cells that compose all living organisms. They aim to understand cellular structure; composition and regulation; the organelles that cells contain; cell growth; nuclear and cellular division; and cell death. Understanding how cells work is fundamental to many areas of biology and is of particular importance to biomedical fields such as cancer research and the development of diseases.

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University of Edinburgh

Welcome to the University of Edinburgh. Founded in 1583, the University of Edinburgh (UoE) is the sixth oldest university in the English-speaking world and one of Britain and Ireland’s seven ancient universities. It is made up of three colleges: Humanities...

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