You are here:

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.


Free Application








News and Events


Recruiting Dinner for Prospective Graduate Students

Friday, March 2, 2018

Dinner and Poster Session
6:30-8:30 PM

Come Join Us!

All program associates are invited!

Natural History Museum (NHMU)
301 Wakara Way

Can you share your research quickly and compellingly?

"Perfecting your Elevator Pitch"
A CTLE Workshop

Friday, March 9
9:30 am - 11:30 pm
Faculty Center, Marriott Library
(1705 MLIB) 

Register Here!

Whether you're planning on working in industry or politics, preparing for job talks, or just want to be prepared, having a short statement that describes your graduate or postdoctoral research in a way that others can understand is an incredibly useful tool for your future. Come to our workshop to learn the basics of a good elevator pitch and how to make or polish your own!


Niladri Sinha receives the Harold M. Weintraub Graduate Student Award

Recent graduate, Niladri Sinha, Ph.D. (Bass Lab, Biological Chemistry Program 2010) has been selected for a Harold M. Weintraub Graduate Student Award to recognize outstanding achievement in Graduate Studies.




Last Updated: 3/5/18