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Doctoral Programs

The primary objective of our doctoral programs is to provide students with the training necessary to become independent scientific researchers in their chosen field. This is accomplished through a combination of coursework, practical experience, teaching, and, ultimately, completion of a dissertation that represents an original and innovative contribution.

The Program in Biology offers doctoral degrees in the areas below.


Biomedical Engineering


Computational Biology

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, and Biochemistry

Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology