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Bioscience PhD Programs 

Come be a part of a great research community and join the laboratory of more than 180 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 11 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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Utah Center for Clinical & Translational Science Presents

Translational Research Trainee Symposium 

KEynote Speaker:

Kevin M. Flanigan, MD 

Director, Center for Gene Therapy 
Nationwide Children's Hospital 

Thursday, November 7, 2019
9:30 am - 5:30 pm 
6:00 pm Dinner

University of Utah Alumni House 

To register, please visit:

For more information please click here

2019 Vitae

Vitae annually highlights investigators and their
pioneering research programs. The program
seeds new collaborations and development
strategies by humanizing research through story.

Jessica C.S. Brown, PhD
Adam De Havenon, MD
Katsuhiko Funai, PhD
Jia-Wen Guo, PhD
Benjamin Myers, PhD
Jaclyn Winter, PhD


Strategic Planning and Goal Setting for your PhD and Beyond

Friday, November 15
2:00-3:00 PM
HSEB 3515B

Students at ALL stages in their training (pre and post-doctoral) are welcome!

Last Updated: 11/6/19