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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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Department of Nutrition and Integrative Physiology (NUIP)

College of Health

Molecular Biology Program

Department Website

Department Chair:

Scott Summers

Director of Graduate Studies:

Thunder Jalili

The Department of Oncological Sciences
presents a special summer seminar

Juanma Vaquerizas, PhD

Max Planck Research Group Leader
MPI for Molecular Biomedicine, Muenster, Germany

“Chromatin conformation in development and disease”

July 2, 2019
12:00 PM
HCI Research South Auditorium

Friday, June 14,  2019

2019 Hematology and Metals in Medicine Symposium

Keynote Speakers:

Emery Bresnick, PhD

Professor, Director UW-Madison Blood Research Program

Ning Zheng, PhD

Professor, Pharmacology University of Washington

For more information please contact Shelly Saxton

Last Updated: 6/11/19