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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
MB/BC & MD-PHD Recruitment Dinners

Dinner and Poster Session

6:30-8:30 PM

Friday, January 20, 2017
Jewish Community Center (JCC)
2 North Medical Drive

Friday, February 3, 2017
Salt Lake City Library
210 East 400 South


Volunteer your expertise at the 2017 Salt Lake Valley Science and Engineering Fair (SLVSEF). SLVSEF is an annual regional science fair for 5th through 12th grade students who have passed their school fairs. The top winning students from SLVSEF will move on to compete at the International Science and Engineering Fair!

Science Fair Dates:
Judge Registration Deadline – Friday, March 10, 2017
Elementary Division – Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Secondary Division – Thursday, March 23, 2017

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Craig C. Mello, PhD

Distinguished Professor
HHMI Investigator
RNA Therapeutics Institute
University of Massachusetts Medical School

“A worm’s tale: Secrets of Inheritance and Immortality”

January 24, 2017
4:00 pm
EIHG Auditiorium

HSC Calendar Link


Last Updated: 1/12/17