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The UI Biomedical Science Program (BSP) offers 300+ faculty laboratories under the diversity of a large umbrella program. Students conduct groundbreaking research on a vibrant, innovative and inclusive campus that consistently ranks among the top public institutions in the country in research activity, federal funding, graduate education, and core facility support. Students are admitted directly to one of nine subprograms. The BSP prepares candidates for successful careers as researchers, educators, and future leaders of the international biomedical workforce.

Successful completion of the Program culminates with a PhD granted in Biomedical Science and affiliated to a respective subprogram-for example, PhD, Biomedical Science (Microbiology).

Subprograms and Contacts
Subprogram Contact
Biochemistry Abby Johnson
Cancer Biology Alicia Denman
Cell and Developmental Biology Julie Stark
Free Radical and Radiation Biology Laura Hefley
Immunology Paulette Villhauer
Microbiology Cynthia Hernandez
Molecular Medicine Paulette Villhauer
Molecular Physiology & Biophysics Carrie Stasch
Pharmacology Kate Bolton

Related Interdisciplinary Graduate Programs offered at the University of Iowa include - GeneticsHuman Toxicology, and Neuroscience.