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Department of Molecular Biosciences & Bioengineering
University of Hawaii-Manoa
1955 East-West Road, Ag. Science 218
Honolulu, Hawaii 96822
Telephone: (808) 956-8384
FAX: (808) 956-3542



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 and also participates in an interdepartmental Molecular Biosciences and Biotechnology undergraduate program. To learn more about the program requirements, please click on the appropriate link below.

The Molecular Biosciences and Biotechnology program is a new interdisciplinary Bachelor of Science degree program designed to educate students in the exciting area of biotechnology. This emerging field promises to be the predominant Bioscience of the early 21st century. In their senior year students may choose reasearch topics from five specializations:

* General Biotechnology
* Plant Biotechnology
* Insect and Pathogen Biotechnology
* Environmental and Microbial Biotechnology
* Aquaculture and Bioreactor Biotechnology