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University of Hawaii at Manoa
University of Hawaii System
College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources
Hands-on research training.
Testing a new pathogen biosensor instrument.
Chino Cabalteja, Student Excellence in Research Awardee.
Prof. Presting’s lab on corn centromere bioinformatic analyses.

The Department of Molecular Biosciences and Bioengineering features a multidisciplinary faculty having a broad spectrum of interests in biotechnology, molecular biology, biochemistry, biosystems engineering, and food science. The department's strong basic and applied research programs and its active, internationally recognized faculty combine to provide students with exciting learning opportunities.

The MBBE department offers an undergraduate program in Biological Engineering as well as in Molecular Biosciences and Biotechnology. To learn more about the program requirements, please click on the appropriate link below

Department of Molecular Biosciences and Bioengineering
1955 East West Rd.
Agricultural Sciences 218
Honolulu, HI 96822
Phone: (808) 956-8384
Fax: (808) 956-3542

Department Chair
Dr. Dulal Borthakur
Molecular Biosciences and Bioengineering

 Ryan Kurasaki
 Biological Engineering

 Dr. David Christopher
 Molecular Biosci & Biotech

 College Advisors


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