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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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News and Events

The Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy presents

Zhiping Pang, PhD

Assistant Professor
Neuroscience and Cell Biology
Rutgers University

“Synaptic regulation by neuropeptides in the brain”

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

4:00 pm

EIHG Auditorium


The CaDeTS series is designed to help graduate students gain career development skills that will help them as they continue the journey through their PhD to their career. 

Friday, August 24, 2018

2:00-3:00 pm

Strategic Planning for your PhD: Time Management & Organization


Friday, August 31 • 12:00 - 1:30 pm
Faculty Center, Marriott Library

NSF-GRFP Overview
Professor Diane Pataki
Associate Dean for Research, College of Science

NSF-GRFP Success Panel
Current NSF Award Recipients





Last Updated: 8/21/18