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Master of Science in Molecular Biotechnology

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The Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences offers a Master of Science degree in molecular biotechnology. This program prepares students for advanced careers in molecular biotechnology-oriented clinical, industrial, and research laboratories. The application of these skills to research and development is emphasized.

Molecular biotechnologists analyze nucleic acids and proteins and play an important role in many areas of health care. In clinical laboratories, they are involved in the diagnosis and classification of infectious and genetic diseases and cancers as well as genetic identity and forensic testing. In research laboratories, these professionals study biological systems and macromolecular structure and function.

The Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences is on the ground floor of Eaton on the KU Medical Center campus in Kansas City, Kan. It is one of many academic programs in the KU School of Allied Health.

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