The mission of the Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences is to provide a predoctoral educational experience that will train experimentalists and scholars for a wide range of careers.
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The Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences at the University of Florida features eight concentrations of study.
Get to know the faculty of the eight basic sciences departments.
The College of Medicine leads UF in research awards ($310.9 million in Fiscal Year 2020). Learn more about numerous training opportunities to expand your research portfolio and fund your academic pursuits.
View courses offered by semester breakdown.
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We host several spring competitions, including the Medical Guild Research Symposium, the Advancement to Candidacy, and Education Initiative Award.
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bms student shoutout!
Scholar-in-Training Awards are competitive and are presented to those with high-quality abstracts and applications to support their attendance to the AACR Annual Meeting 2021
Her research focuses on the interaction between early tau protein abnormalities and amyloid beta proteins in the brain, with the hope of identifying approaches to slow or prevent Alzheimer’s.
BMS student, Laura Falceto-Font organizes the 2021 Distinguished Lecture Series, featuring Dr. Rafael Yuste
Victoria Leroy, a 2nd year student in Dr. Ashish Sharma’s laboratory and the Pharmacology and Therapeutics Concentration.
Jordan Bateman, a PhD candidate in the lab of Dr. Erica Levitt and the Pharmacology and Therapeutics Concentration obtains an NIH-F31 to study opioid-sensitive KF neurons
Alejandro Albizu, a PhD student in the lab of Dr. Adam Woods obtains an NSF-GRP
BMS FACULTY SPOTLIGHT!
Colleen G. Koch, M.D., M.S., M.B.A., has been named dean of the University of Florida College of Medicine, becoming the 10th dean and the first woman to hold the appointment in the college’s 64-year history.
Increasing evidence suggests that chronic inflammation takes a toll on the brain over the course of a lifetime
University of Florida neuroscientist Jennifer Bizon, Ph.D., an expert in brain aging, has been named chair of the UF College of Medicine’s department of neuroscience.
The Mavis Agbandje-McKenna, Ph.D., Scholarship Fund has been established to honor Dr. Agbandje-McKenna and her belief that everyone should pay it forward.