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Molecular & Integrative Physiology Department: Deep Dive

A guide for those in the School of Molecular and Cellular Biology. After using this guide, students in Molecular & Integrative Physiology will be able to locate resources that are needed for their field of study.

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Professional Groups and Associations

The American Physiological Society aims to advance scientific discovery, understand life, and improve health. They support the research and professional development of their members.

American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology is an international nonprofit scientific and educational organization. Founded in 1906, the ASBMB’s mission is to advance the science of biochemistry and molecular biology and to promote the understanding of the molecular nature of life processes.

Taxonomy and Nomenclature

Coming soon!

Best Databases for Research

Other Databases

Biological Abstracts (BIOSIS) 

Biological Abstracts/RRM (Available as a print version from 1980-1996)

Dissertations and Theses

Dissertations and theses are submitted to the academic department and the Graduate College and are made available through the University Library. Since 2010, all theses and dissertations are electronically deposited into IDEALS, the Illinois Digital Environment for Access to Learning and Scholarship, the University's open repository of scholarly content.

ProQuest Dissertations and Theses is a comprehensive collection of citations to dissertations and theses worldwide from 1861 to the present day. Full text PDFs are available for many Ph.D. dissertations added since 1997 and some older graduate works.

To begin searching for dissertations, use the Advanced Search in our online catalog and search by author, title, subject, and department.

  • Change your search to a "Subject" search and type in "Theses"
    • NOTE: You can use the term "Dissertations," but it pulls up less consistent results
  • Add another "Subject" term for the area of study you are looking in, for example "Microbiology"
  • To search a specific time period, you can select a date range under the "Publication Date" section
  • Dissertations and Theses will show up as manuscripts, as well as books and ebooks in the catalog

For more help finding dissertations, please go to our Libguide on Dissertations and Theses.

Kelli Trei, Biology Librarian

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Biology Librarian
Biosciences Librarian: Kelli Trei, Liaison to the Schools of Life Sciences in LAS: Molecular & Cellular Biology, Integrative Biology, and the Carl R. Woese Institute of Genomic Biology

Funk ACES Library, 1101 S. Goodwin Ave., M/C 633
Urbana, IL 61801
Subjects: Biology


A grad student works in the Dolezal Bee Research Lab at the school of Integrative Biology.

A grad student works in the Dolezal Bee Research Lab at the school of Integrative Biology.

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