Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University
Jefferson College of Health Professions
Medical Laboratory Sciences & Biotechnology

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Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences & Biotechnology

BioTech - Welcome

This department offers one of the most robust multispecialty curricula in the country and is the only institution in the region to offer academic healthcare programs in biotechnology/molecular sciences, cytotech­nology/cell sciences and medical laboratory sciences.


We offer majors in Biotechnology/Molecular Sciences, Cytotechnology/Cell Sciences and Medical Laboratory Science.

Earn a graduate certificate to gain mastery of the technical and analytical skills in specific areas of clinical or research laboratory practice.

Caitlin Bowen

Caitlin is a graduate student in the Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences and Biotechnology Program (MLSB).  Her poster entitled “A Critical Role for Microtubules in Lens Morphogenesis through Regulation of Myosin-II Activation” was a collaboration with Dr. Susan Menko’s lab.  

Test tubes

Collaborate with a professor or faculty group on a research project or program development activity.

Contact Us

Donald Sharples, MEd
Senior Associate Director, Admissions
130 South Ninth Street
Edison Building, Suite 100
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Phone: 215-503-1044
Fax: 215-503-7241

Admissions Office

Phone: 1-877-JEFF-247 (1-877-533-3247)