Why study at the LMCB? We provide outstanding training in an environment of scientific excellence, at a vibrant research institute in central London. Our students gain a comprehensive understanding of molecular cell biology, including genetics, imaging and computational biology. Apply to join our active student community.
We run the MRC PhD Programme in Molecular Cell Biology. We also host PhD students from other programmes, including the MRC Doctoral Training Programme, London Interdisciplinary Doctoral Programme, Wellcome Trust Optical Biology PhD Programme and IPLS.
Training and activities
- British Society for Cell Biology/Developmental Biology meetings
- LMCB retreats
- organised conferences with a partner institute where students give a talk or present a poster
Students organise annual visits to the LMCB for sixth-form students to learn about our research through interactive sessions in the lab. We offer many other opportunities to get involved in volunteering and public engagement activities, including In2Science participation and The Brilliant Club. Please see our public engagement pages for more information about our activities with the public.