Degree Program Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences

The Ph.D. in biomedical sciences is geared toward motivated students who can think critically and conduct research. The four- to five-year program includes flexible, customized course selection and culminates in writing and defending a dissertation that represents the student’s intellectual achievement and makes a meaningful contribution to the scientific community.

Program Highlights

  • Personalized plan of study and customized coursework

  • Individualized research project tailored to each student's career interests

  • Opportunities to travel to national/international conferences and meetings to present data

Research Opportunities

There are many opportunities to work with our world-renowned faculty in the areas of:

  • Animal reproduction
  • Assisted reproductive technologies
  • Cardiovascular/pulmonary physiology
  • Cell and molecular neurobiology
  • CNS regeneration and plasticity
  • Computer-assisted multimedia approaches to teaching
  • Developmental neurobiology
  • Developmental reproductive biology
  • Equine reproduction
  • Ion channel receptor structure/function
  • Molecular endocrinology
  • Neuroendocrinology
  • Neurophysiology
  • Neurotransmitter receptor structure/function
  • Regulatory mechanisms of male and female reproduction
  • Reproductive physiology
  • Reproductive toxicology
  • Sensory physiology
  • Signal transduction
  • Structure and function correlation of the nervous system
  • Structure of membrane complexes
  • Theriogenology
  • Veterinary neurobiology

Application Information and Deadlines

Interested applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 to be considered for this program. The Graduate Record Exam is required.

Interested applicants should contact faculty with shared research interests regarding the possibility of working with them as a graduate student. Students must secure the support of a faculty advisor to be admitted to this program.

To apply, complete the Online Graduate Application via the Graduate School.

Fall-term applicants will be notified via email by the end of May with an admission decision; spring-term applicants by the end of October; summer-term applicants by the end of February.

Date Action
April 1 Fall Admission Deadline
September 1 Spring Admission Deadline
January 1 Summer Admission Deadline

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