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Bioscience PhD Programs 

Come be a part of a great research community and join the laboratory of more than 160 faculty.


The Bioscience PhD Programs are comprised of the Molecular Biology Program and Biological Chemistry Program. Each program is distinct in its core curriculum and requirements and reach across 10 departments at the University of Utah. The programs allow students to obtain a broad scientific education, yet tailor their training to their specific interests. Students carry out cutting-edge research mentored by world-class scientists, in an environment emphasizing the critical thinking and creativity necessary to become a successful scientist.


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Bioscience PhD Programs
Molecular Biology Recruitment Dinner and Poster Session
Friday, March 3, 2017:
6:30 PM
Ft. Douglass Officer Club
Friday, March 10, 2017:
6:30 PM
Ft. Douglass Commanders House

2017 H. A. & Edna Benning Society Public Lecture in Medicine

University of Utah, Rice-Eccles Stadium, 4th floor ballroom

 Benning Public Lecture by

Danielle Ofri, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Medicine, NYU School of Medical School, Editor-in-Chief, Bellevue Literary Review

What Patients Say, What Doctors Hear (and Vice Versa):
The Highest Stakes In Medicine

March 9, 2017

6:00-8:00 p.m.


The Neurobiology and Anatomy Department presents a special seminar with:

Valeria Cavalli, PhD

Associate Professor
Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology
Washington University, St. Louis

“Epigenetic mechanisms in axon regeneration”

Tuesday, February 28, 2017
2:00 pm
EIHG Auditorium

Last Updated: 2/23/17