PhD Programs in Biomedical Science
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An interdisciplinary gateway program with numerous possibilities to make your path flexible and adaptable.


Flexible Pathways

The Program in Biomedical Sciences (PIBS) is designed to offer students maximum flexibility during the first year of graduate studies. PIBS students receive full funding and benefits and can immediately begin training in one program or take a course of study compatible with several programs while completing research rotations. You can rotate with any of our 500+ faculty that make up one of the largest and most vibrant research communities in the country. At the end of the PIBS year, you choose a permanent program and will continue to be funded through defense and graduation.

Our team of support staff, program directors and academic advisors will help you pursue a career path of your choosing. From initial course selection, to exploring certificates and dual degrees, and finding a postdoc, we’re here for you!