679 Hoes Lane, Busch Campus
Piscataway, NJ 08854-5627
Telephone: 732/235-5300; Fax: 732/235-4850
Aaron J. Shatkin, Director
The Center for Advanced Biotechnology and Medicine (CABM) is administered jointly by Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. It is designated by the New Jersey Commission on Science and Technology as one of the state's Advanced Technology Centers. In addition to the two universities and the commission, the center's constituencies include the New Jersey pharmaceutical and related biotechnology industries; the National Institutes of Health; the National Science Foundation; and private organizations that support science and technology, including the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. The mission of CABM is the advancement of knowledge in the life sciences for the improvement of human health. To improve the understanding of fundamental life processes, CABM performs basic research in the areas of cell and developmental biology, molecular genetics, and structural biology. Researchers interact with clinical scientists to bring laboratory discoveries to patient care. CABM faculty train undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral students for leadership in science and technology. CABM serves the public interest by enhancing economic development through corporate collaborations in research and education, by technology transfers, and through consultations.