Biomedical Sciences

We're leaders in addiction, cancer, cardiovascular disease, 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.

People. Research. Discoveries.

45 

active research projects

62k

square feet of research space

68 

department publications (2017)

 9.3 M

millions of dollars of competitive grant funding

Your Opportunity to Impact

Students in Rezai lab
Undergraduate

Working in a laboratory is the best way to learn how to do scientific research and discover if a career in biomedical sciences is the right choice for you.

Undergraduate Studies
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Graduate

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 Studies
96%

placement in science field after graduation

4.56 

medical student lecturer average evaluation score (out of 5)

82 

courses and labs offered

8 

Ph.D. degrees awarded (2017)

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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