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Giving to the Division of Biological Sciences

You can make a gift online to the Division of Biological Sciences through Donate to MU.

At this secure giving site, under Gift Information, select “Other” and specify the name of an endowed fund or “Biological Science Development Gift Fund 030321” in the Comment box.

You also can make a gift using our DBS Gift form.

To talk with someone directly about giving to the Division of Biological Sciences, please contact us:

Dr. John Walker
Professor & Chair, Division of Biological Sciences
105 Tucker Hall
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO 65211
Phone:  (573) 882-8985

Birthplace of the phage display technology

Invented by Dr. George Smith in 1985, phage-display technology is a method for the study of protein-protein, protein-peptide, and protein-DNA interactions that uses bacteriophages to connect proteins with the genetic information that encodes them. The method is now widely used in the medical biotechnology field, especially in the area of antibody/antigen interactions and drug discovery.

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