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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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Department of Oncological Sciences Presents

Julia Carleton

PhD Dissertation Defense

"Functional dissection of estrogen-responsive enhancers"

Wednesday, July 11, 2018
J. Willard and Alice S Marriott Foundation Auditorium
(1st Floor HCI Research South Building)


Congratulations! Paul Sigala Named Pew Scholar

MB/BC Faculty member Paul Sigala, Ph.D. in Biochemistry was named a 2018 Pew Scholar for his lab’s interdisciplinary approach to developing novel methods for combatting malaria, one of the most common infectious diseases and a public health threat worldwide.


Once again, the University of Utah is among the top 100 universities in the world. According to the 2018-2019 Center for World University Rankings, the U ranks 83 out of 18,000 universities worldwide.


Last Updated: 7/5/18