The Graduate Programme in Molecular Biology and Biomedicine (MBB) has been established and run jointly by the Departments of Biology and Medicine, University of Crete. The Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (IMBB) of the Foundation for Research and Technology Hellas (FORTH), a leading research Institute in molecular biology, participates actively in all the educational, training and research activities of MBB.
The scope of this programme is to provide high quality training to young scientists in molecular biology and biomedicine, with emphasis on cutting-edge developments and up to date technologies and to prepare them for pursuing careers in both the academic and industrial research and technology.
The quality and the large number of research groups of the three collaborating institutions (Dept. of Biology, Dept of Medicine and IMBB) offers excellent training and comprehensive coverage of modern molecular biology, while engages the students in scientific research aiming to better understand molecular functions and to develop potential medical and technological applications.