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Visit the Office of Graduate Education for info on our many doctoral programs and the graduate education application process at the School of Medicine.


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After the Fall semester in the BSTP, you can complete any of the following PhD programs. Research areas and highlights are described in program websites. Some programs have multiple tracks with core and specific coursework.

Additional PhD programs at the School of Medicine do not participate in BSTP and offer direct admission including Bioethics, Biomedical Engineering, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and Molecular Medicine.




Programs that participate in BSTP

Biochemistry PhD
    Tracks: RNA Biology, Structural Biology & Biophysics

Cell Biology PhD

Genetics PhD
    Tracks: Developmental Biology

Molecular Biology and Microbiology PhD

Molecular Virology PhD

Neurosciences PhD
      Tracks: Developmental Biology

Nutrition PhD

Pathology PhD
    Tracks: Cancer Biology, Experimental Pathology, Immunology,
    Molecular and Cellular Basis of Disease

Pharmacology PhD
    Tracks: Cancer Therapeutics, Molecular Pharmacology, Membrane Structural
    Biology, Structural Biology & Biophysics, Translational Therapeutics

Physiology and Biophysics PhD
    Tracks: Cell and Molecular Physiology, Molecular and Cellular Biophysics,
    Organ Systems Physiology, Structural Biology & Biophysics

Systems Biology and Bioinformatics PhD