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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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 Come See Us At SACNAS 2017!

Booth 813

Salt Palace Convention Center
100 S W Temple, Salt Lake City

"2017 SACNAS is proud to invite you to beautiful Salt Lake City, Utah. Bordered by the Great Salt Lake, and the Wasatch and Oquirrh mountain ranges, there is plenty to see between conference sessions and workshops!"

Diversity/Inclusion Front and Center in Cell Metabolism, thanks to Drs. Villanueva and Simcox


 SACNAS members Dr. Claudio Villanueva and Dr. Judith Simcox (Filipina and Crow) are featured in Volume 26, Issue 3 of the scientific journal Cell Metabolism.



Eccles Institute of Human Genetics
Department of Human Genetics
Presents Thesis Defense By

Shrutokirti De

Hoxb8 Microglia - Origin, Development and Functions”

Thursday October 19, 2017

10:00 AM

Eccles Auditorium

Last Updated: 10/12/17