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.


active research projects


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department publications (2017)

 9.3 M

millions of dollars of competitive grant funding

Your Opportunity to Impact

Students in Rezai lab

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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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

placement in science field after graduation


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courses and labs offered


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