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This illustration, created by Franklin College Alumni Alissa Eckert and Dan Higgins for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, shows the intricate details of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. (Photo courtesy of Alissa Eckert and Dan Higgins / CDC)

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The Bachelor of Science degree in Cellular Biology is a liberal arts degree. Although it is not a preprofessional program, the major in Cellular Biology is often chosen by students who wish to prepare themselves for professional studies in medicine, veterinary medicine,…

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The program provides students with a rigorous background in both the biological and physical sciences with an emphasis on the chemistry of life processes. Following introductory courses in biochemistry, genetics, cell biology, and molecular biology, students study advanced…

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It is our goal for each student to learn the various aspects of fabric design including the design process, woven structure, surface printing, material exploration and various non-woven techniques.