CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR OFFER TO THE GRADUATE PROGRAM IN BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES!
The objective of the BMS is to provide a pre-doctoral educational experience that is designed to provide maximum flexibility for the training experimentalists and scholars for a wide range of careers in biomedical science. We are committed to ensure that every graduate student obtains the best possible educational and research experience and receives support by committed graduate faculty that will enable them to complete their degrees in a reasonable time.
Why should you Choose bms?
In this video, Ph.D. candidates Xzavier Solone (Cancer Biology), Sid Gupte (Immunology and Microbiology) and Gabriela Peguero Kushner (Molecular Cell Biology) discuss how their experiences getting involved in the Graduate Student Organization and the larger Gainesville community will help them grow as scientists
In this video, University of Florida Ph.D. candidates Victoria Leroy (Pharmacology) and Tristan Grams (Immunology and Microbiology) discuss the curriculum structure of the College of Medicine’s Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences and how the program offers opportunities for collaboration and professional development.
The Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences at the University of Florida offers a Ph.D. in Medical Sciences with specialized training options. The program is supported by an academic health center which includes six health science colleges, numerous institutes and centers and world-class faculty.
Life in Gainesville and resources
About the University of Florida
Campus resources and virtual tours
Living in Gainesville
Welcome to a small guide of activities to do, places to go, and where to eat, and how to get around town.
Please check out the apartment and housing guide
Diversity Student Information
There are a number of student organizations supporting diversity at UF.
International students make up a nearly a third of our student body.
Information for accepted students
Action Items Prior to Fall 2023
Steps for applying for Florida residency and other important information prior to beginning the program.
Orientation and Other Information
Welcome aboard! Please review this page for Orientation information and other items you may need to know.
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BMS Graduate Faculty and Research
Use this page to search for potential laboratory rotations via interested areas of research or specific faculty who are currently recruiting trainees.
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BMS Administrative Contacts
Contact information for BMS office staff, concentration coordinators and others