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Jefferson College of Health Professions
Medical Laboratory Sciences & Biotechnology

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Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences & Biotechnology

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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.


Cardiac Biomarkers & Their Uses in Diagnostic Testing Talk

The faculty of Medical Laboratory Sciences and Biotechnology, together with Kitasato University Exchange students, Shiho Arichi and Wakana Sato, in collaboration with MLSB students, Sidney Yep, Veronica Data-On and Arwa Degnah, presented a talk on Cardiac Biomarkers and their uses in diagnostic testing.

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.  

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

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Phone: 215-503-8890