SB3 Program

Culter research

One of only 16 programs of its kind in the country, the Structural Biology, Biochemistry and Biophysics (SB3) program is a collaboration of:

For more information:

SB3 PROGRAM Website External Icon
The SB3 program offers unique research opportunities in:
  • Tissue and Organismal Structure and Dynamics
  • Biochemistry and Photophysics of Vision
  • Chromosomal and Nuclear Structure
  • RNA Structure and Interactions
  • Protein Structure and Dynamics
  • Motility of Cellular Structures
  • Plants and Polysaccharides
  • Developmental Biology
  • Membrane Transport
  • Natural Products

First-year students participate in three laboratory rotations with faculty from each of the three member institutions, and choose a mentor by their second year. SB3 students who choose a SUNY Upstate mentor must complete the required courses in their research advisor's department. Upon graduation, these students will be awarded PhDs from their research advisor's department with a certification in Structural Biology, Biochemistry & Biophysics.