Pathobiology and Mechanisms of Disease

Program Category: PhD Programs


Degree Programs: Full-Time: MA, MPhil, PhD

Please note: The degree for this program is conferred by GSAS, but program specifics, such as admissions, degree requirements, and financial aid, are administered by other schools of the university. This program is located on the Health Sciences campus in the College of Physicians and Surgeons.

The aim of the doctoral program is to provide rigorous research training and broad experience in a wide range of related fields in biomedical research. Fields of study include biochemical and molecular pathology, receptor mechanisms, developmental neurochemistry and neurobiology, virology, and immunology.

Fellowships are awarded in recognition of academic achievement and in expectation of scholarly success. Teaching and research experience are considered an important aspect of the training of graduate students. Thus, graduate fellowships include some teaching and research apprenticeship.

Special Admissions Requirements: 

  1. A basic knowledge of biology, chemistry, physics, and mathematics
  2. A personal interview
  3. Letters of recommendation from former instructors

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Degree Programs: Full Time