Graduate Degree Programs

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Biochemistry Graduate Program (BCHM)

Students in the biochemistry graduate program take courses in biochemical and biophysical principles and techniques, and in molecular biology, genomics and proteomics, and systems biology. Biochemistry graduate student research projects typically fall into one of the following categories: biophysical chemistry, nucleic acid biochemistry, molecular biophysics, structural biology, bio-organic chemistry/chemical biology, and enzymes and molecular machines. [Learn more]

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Biological Sciences Graduate Program (BISI)

Students in the biological sciences graduate program choose one of the following interdisciplinary concentration areas: behavior, ecology, evolution and systematics (BEES); computational biology, bioinformatics, and genomics (CBBG); molecular and cellular biology (MOCB); or physiological systems (PSYS). [Learn more]

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Biophysics Graduate Program (BIPH)

Students in the biophysics graduate program use theoretical and computational methods in combination with cutting-edge experimental techniques to solve some of the outstanding problems at the intersection of the physical and life sciences. [Learn more]

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Entomology Graduate Program (ENTM)

Students in the entomology graduate program focus on a number of areas: agricultural pest management; ecology/biological control; evolutionary biology; freshwater and estuarine entomology; insect pathology; molecular biology, physiology, and molecular genetics; organic agriculture; pesticide technology, assessment and policy; systematics/morphology; and urban, structural and green industries pest management. [Learn more]

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Marine Estuarine Environmental Sciences Graduate Program (MEES)

Students in the MEES program have diverse interests that span the environmental sciences, irrespective of habitat, and generally center on some aspect of the interaction between biological, physical and/or chemical systems in the environment. [Learn more]

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Neuroscience and Cognitive Science program (NACS)

Students in the NACS program receive cutting-edge interdisciplinary graduate training in seven research focus areas: cellular and molecular, cognition and emotion, computational modeling and theory, development and aging, disorders and treatment, language and speech, and sensory and motor systems. [Learn more]