Office of Graduate Education
The Office of Graduate Education is available to assist students, faculty and other staff members with any matters related to our graduate education and research training programs.
We are located in room M134 of the Medical Sciences Building.
Associate Dean for Graduate Education
Thomas Rowe, Ph.D.
Recruitment & Admissions, Student Records
Student Services, Course Management, Fiscal, Web
Student Services, Event Planning
College of Medicine Administration
- Adrian Tyndall, M.D., Dean (Interim) of the College of Medicine
- Stephen P. Sugrue, Ph.D., Senior Associate Dean for Research Affairs
- Joseph C. Fantone, M.D., Senior Associate Dean for Educational Affairs
- Thomas Rowe, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Graduate Education
Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences Committees
Council of Academic Chairs
The Council of Academic Chairs consists of the College of Medicine basic science department chairpersons and the chair of the Oral Biology Department of the College of Dentistry, and is chaired by the Associate Dean for Graduate Education. This council advises the associate dean in overall policy decisions for the Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences, including policies that relate to education quality such as changes in the curriculum and enrollment of faculty from other Colleges into the Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences. The council meets as required.
- Maria Zajac-Kaye, Ph.D. (Interim)
Anatomy & Cell Biology
- Henry V. Baker, Ph.D.
Molecular Genetics & Microbiology
- Mary Ellen Davey, Ph.D. (Interim)
- James B. Flanegan, Ph.D.
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
- Jeffrey Martens, Ph.D.
Pharmacology & Therapeutics
- Jennifer Bizon, Ph.D.
- Jennifer Hunt, M.D.
Pathology, Immunology & Laboratory Medicine
- Charles E. Wood, Ph.D.
Physiology & Functional Genomics
BMS Coordinators Committee
The BMS Coordinator Committee is made up of the Coordinators of the Advanced Programs, and chaired by the Associate Dean for Graduate Education. The BMS Coordinator Committee meets on a monthly basis (usually the fourth Thursday) to deliberate matters pertaining to BMS graduate program such as curriculum, rules and regulations, and finances.
|Maria Zajac-Kaye, Ph.D.||Anatomy and Cell Biology||Cancer Biology (MSA)|
|Dietmar Siemann, Ph.D.||Radiation Oncology||Cancer Biology (MSA)|
|Jorg Bungert, Ph.D.||Biochemistry and Molecular Biology||Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (MSB)|
|Matthew Merritt, Ph.D.||Biochemistry and Molecular Biology||Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (MSB)|
|Peggy Wallace, Ph.D.||Molecular Genetics & Microbiology||Genetics (MSG)|
|Lei Zhou, Ph.D.||Molecular Genetics & Microbiology||Genetics (MSG)|
|Jose Lemos, Ph.D.||Oral Biology||Immunology & Microbiology (MSI)|
|Clayton Mathews, Ph.D.||Pathology, Immunology & Laboratory Medicine||Immunology & Microbiology (MSI)|
|Scott Tibbetts, Ph.D.||Molecular Genetics & Microbiology||Immunology & Microbiology (MSI)|
|Alexander Ishov, Ph.D.||Anatomy and Cell Biology||Molecular Cell Biology (MSM)|
|Bill Dunn, Ph.D.||Anatomy and Cell Biology||Molecular Cell Biology (MSM)|
|Eduardo Candelario-Jalil, Ph.D.||Neuroscience||Neuroscience (MSN)|
|Benoit Giasson, Ph.D.||Neuroscience||Neuroscience (MSN)|
|Jeffrey Harrison, Ph.D.||Pharmacology & Therapeutics||Pharmacology & Therapeutics (PHM)|
|Andrew Liu, Ph.D.||Physiology and Functional Genomics||Physiology and Functional Genomics (PHY)|
|GSO- BMS Student Representatives|
Graduate Studies Committee
The Graduate Studies Committee is a panel of faculty that acts as the judicial board for students in the Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences. This panel reviews student progress in courses, research, and professionalism and applies the regulations of the program and university to individual student cases. This panel also determines the status of students who wish to enter the program with advanced standing. This committee reports directly to the Associate Dean for Graduate Education.
|Name||Department||BMS Concentration Affiliation
|David Bloom, Ph.D.||Molecular Genetics & Microbiology||Immunology & Microbiology|
|Alejandro Albizu||College of Public Health and Health Professions||Student Representative|
|Thomas Rowe, Ph.D.||Pharmacology & Therapeutics||Pharmacology & Therapeutics|
|Susan Semple-Rowland, Ph.D.||Neuroscience||Neuroscience|
|Dietmar Siemann, Ph.D.||Radiation Oncology||Cancer Biology|