First Year Students

Welcome to the Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences at the UF College of Medicine.

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.


2019 Class

Please submit your rotation information here:

Fall Orientation BMS Class 2019


Important information for your rising second year and beyond:

  • Students should form their supervisory committee during the summer of their rising second year (2020) and have their first meeting no later than the end of fall.
  • Students who fast track should have 90 days after committing to a lab to form a supervisory committee and have their first meeting.
  • Students should complete their qualifying exam no later than fall of their third year in the program (2021).