PhD Program

Admissions

You may apply to our program through the interdisciplinary PhD Program in Biomedical Sciences (PPBS).

As a PhD applicant, regardless of which biomedical field you pursue, you will apply through our gateway PhD Program in Biomedical Sciences (PPBS). You will spend your first year in this interdisciplinary program, experiencing various options before committing to a research lab. After your year of exploration, you will officially join your chosen department in your second year.

Deadline

Your application must be completed and supporting documentation must be received by Jan. 10.

Requirements

A bachelor’s degree is required to enter the program.

You must submit the following credentials to apply:

  • transcript(s) from every postsecondary institution you have attended
  • three letters of recommendation
  • a personal letter stating career objectives and research experience; research experience is highly desirable
  • resume/CV

Effective with the Fall 2019 admission cycle, we no longer require GRE scores of PPBS applicants.

Strong consideration is given to students who majored in chemistry, physics, mathematics, engineering, biology, biochemistry, pharmacy or psychology. Recommended undergraduate courses include general chemistry, organic chemistry, biology, physiology, physics and mathematics, including calculus and statistics.

Fees

The application fee is $85.

You may pay the fee when you apply online or pay it separately online.

Contact Us

For questions about admissions and academic advisement, please contact:

Halvorsen, Stanley

Stanley Halvorsen, PhD

Associate Professor

955 Main Street, Room 3214 Buffalo, NY 14203

Phone: (716) 829-2651

Email: stanh@buffalo.edu