The MMP program currently has over 120 faculty members whose research projects encompass both basic and clinically-oriented research related to human diseases, and can be broadly categorized into the following four fields:

  1. Functional Genomics and Bioinformatics
    • Disease Gene Discovery Using Genomic and Proteomic Approahes
    • Functional Genomics
    • Bioinformatics
  2. Molecular and Cellular Basis of Gene Function
    • Gene Regulation
    • Apoptosis and Cell Cycle Regulation
    • Signal Transduction
    • Differentiation and Development
    • Immunobiology
    • Reproductive Biology
    • Electrophysiology
  3. Disease Mechanisms
    • Molecular Epidemiology and Toxicology
    • Cardiovascular and Blood Diseases
    • Neuronal Diseases
    • Virus and Infectious Diseases
    • Cancer and Neoplastic Transformation
  4. Medical Biotechnology
    • Biochips and Microarrays
    • Disease Gene Diagnosis and DNA Vaccine Development
    • Stem Cell Biology
    • Cell and Gene Therapy
    • Drug Design and Development