About Us

The Department of Cell & Developmental Biology at the University of Michigan Medical School is dedicated to the instruction and guidance of undergraduate, graduate, and professional students, as well as post-baccalaureate and post-doctoral trainees in the areas of cell biology, developmental biology, genetics, neuroscience, organogenesis, stem cell biology, and tissue repair and regeneration. The history of the department is a fascinating one.

 Department Name Changes Over Time

  • Department of Anatomy  1854-1981
  • Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology 1981-2000
  • Department of Cell & Developmental Biology 2000- Now