The Bioscience PhD Programs provides a cross-disciplinary, collaborative training environment that enables students to experience a wide-ranging selection of research opportunities representing nine departments at the University of Utah. The program houses the Molecular Biology and Biological Chemistry programs. Each program is distinct in its core curriculum and requirements (Program Comparison). The programs allow students to experience a broad scientific education, yet tailor their training to their specific interests. Students will participate in cutting-edge research mentored by world-class scientists. In addition, the programs provide the thorough training necessary to become a creative and analytical thinker essential of a successful career in science.
Students who have graduated have gone into a variety of fields, such as, academics, biotech/pharmaceutical companies, law, healthcare and government. Visit our alumni page to read more.
Set in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, the University of Utah enjoys national standing among top research institutes, including worldwide research ties. We promote high academic standards and professional practice, while fostering creativity and diversity. State-of-the-art facilitites are easily accessed by students, faculty and staff.
The University of Utah is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity in all programs, activities and employment. We encourage persons from underrepresented/disadvantaged backgrounds, as well as individuals with disabilities, to apply to and enter our graduate programs. We have in place means for
accommodating students with special needs. Please refer to the University of Utah's Center for Disability Services.