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Cell Biology Graduate Program

The Cell Biology Graduate Program offers a program of study for the Ph.D. degree with comprehensive training in modern molecular and cellular research. The program is composed of faculty from basic as well as clinical departments of UConn Health, all of whom are conducting state-of-the-art research in wide ranging areas of Biomedical Sciences. The fundamental philosophy of the Cell Biology program is to advance knowledge in basic and clinical problems from the cellular and molecular perspective.

The program is particularly strong in the following areas of research:

  • Angiogenesis
  • Bone Biology
  • Cancer Biology
  • Cardiac and Cardiovascular Biology
  • Cellular Organelle Structure and Function
  • Computational Biology
  • Cytoskeleton and Molecular Motors
  • Gene Expression
  • Molecular Medicine
  • Optical Methods
  • Quantitative Proteomics
  • Reproductive Biology
  • Sensory Transduction
  • Signal Transduction
  • Tumor Immunology
  • Vascular Biology

IMPORTANT NOTE: **The deadline for the receipt of all application materials for the Ph.D. in Biomedical Science program is DECEMBER 1st. **


Contact Information

Please note that applications are made to the  Biomedical Science Ph.D. program, not to an individual area of concentration.

Inquiries regarding admission to the Biomedical Science Ph.D. program should be directed to: BiomedSciAdmissions@uchc.edu.

Program Director

Dr. Guo-Hua Fong
Email: fong@uchc.edu

Associate Program Director
Dr. Lisa Mehlmann
Email: lmehlman@neuron.uchc.edu

Cell Biology
The Graduate School
UConn Health
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Farmington, CT 06030-3501

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