Degree Programs

The Department of Genetics, Cell Biology and Anatomy offers graduate training programs leading to the M.S. and Ph.D. degree. The M.S. program is a two year program that includes course work and research in Genetics, Cell Biology and Anatomy that is designed to enhance a career in biomedical research, medicine or dentistry. The Ph.D. program is designed to provide a comprehensive research and classroom experience in genetics, cell biology and/or the anatomical sciences for students who wish to pursue careers as independent researchers and/or educators at the university level. Research areas under study by investigators in this department include cancer; immunology, autoimmunity and B cell malignancy; neurodegenerative diseases and retinal degeneration; stem cell biology and congenital abnormalities.


For additional information concerning the graduate program, please contact:

Karen A. Gould, Ph.D.
Chair, GCBA Graduate Committee