We're leaders in addiction, aging, cancer, epigenetics, host-pathogen interactions, lipid metabolism, neuroscience, and obesity research.
Our internationally recognized research and state-of-the-art core facilities foster multi-disciplinary collaborations with regional, national and international entities.
active research projects
square feet of research space
department publications (2018)
millions of dollars of competitive grant funding
Your Opportunity to Impact
Working in a laboratory and exchanging knowledge with fellow researchers is the best way to discover if a career in biomedical sciences is the right choice for you.
Our innovative graduate training offers a broad base of core competencies you need to be successful and the skills required for a career in academic science.
graduate placement in science field after program completion (2018 & 2019)
medical student lecturer average evaluation score (out of 5)
courses and labs offered
Ph.D. degrees awarded (2019)
Our goal is to expand research opportunities for our students and prepare them for successful biomedical workforce careers in the future.Colin Combs, Ph.D.Chair, Department of Biomedical Sciences