Doctor of Philosophy in Genomic Medicine

The Genomic Medicine program provides an interdisciplinary and state-of-the-art research environment for genetic, genomic, proteomic and computational technologies to advance medicine. Faculty research interests cross multiple disciplines, including molecular immunology, diabetes, autoimmunity, obesity, computational biology and bioinformatics. The core curriculum provides the foundation to address complex biological problems using integrated high-throughput technologies.

The Graduate School

The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree is offered in the following biomedical science majors: Biochemistry and Cancer Biology, Cell Biology and Anatomy, Genomic Medicine, Molecular Medicine, Neuroscience, Oral Biology, Physiology, Pharmacology, and Vascular Biology.  Outstanding areas of research in these programs include cancer biology, neurological diseases, cardiovascular diseases, obesity/diabetes and inflammation/infection to name a few.  These and other areas of exciting biomedical research are available to pursue as a graduate student in these programs.  Application to the biomedical sciences Ph.D. programs are through a common admissions process and not to a specific major.  First year students complete a set of core courses, specialized courses and laboratory rotations before selecting a major.

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