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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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News and Events

BioscienceAnnual State of the Program Meeting

Monday, May 15, 2017

2:00 p.m.


Mario Capecchi, Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor

University of Utah
School of Medicine

“Gene Targeting into the 21st Century: Modeling Human Disease in the Mouse, From Cancer to Neuropsychiatric Disorders”

March 28, 2017, 4:00 pm
EIHG Auditorium

The Neurobiology and Anatomy Department is very proud to present our 6th Annual

Chi–Bin Chien Memorial Lecture

Thomas C. Südhof, MD

Nobel Laureate and Professor
Molecular and Cellular Physiology
Stanford University and
Howard Hughes Medical Institute

"Molecular mechanisms of synapse specification - implications for neuropsychiatric disorders"

Wednesday, April 5, 2017
2:00 pm
EIHG Auditorium


Last Updated: 3/20/17