The Department of Cell Biology (CEL) was created in 1970 and is the largest of the departments of the Institute of Biological Sciences of the University of Brasília. It is made up of 44 professors and a staff of 16 administrative technicians. The CEL offers several semester courses in Biological Sciences, Biotechnology, Pharmacy, Chemistry, Nutrition, Medicine, Dentistry, Agronomy, Forestry and Veterinary Engineering. In addition to the classroom disciplines, supervised internships are offered that allow students to have early contact with the state of the art of cellular and molecular biological research. Regarding graduate, it should be noted that the CEL houses the Master's and PhD in Molecular Biology and a Masters in Biology of Microorganisms which have always received excellent ratings from CAPES.