Our degree programs meet your educational needs, whether you
want time to explore or have research underway. PhD
students discover their strongest interests through
first-year lab rotations. Undergraduates can pursue
a BS or obtain a BS
and MS in our five-year integrated program.
Our faculty use powerful, innovative research techniques
including optogenetics, computer-aided genomics and proteomics to
address health issues from circadian rhythm disorders to multiple
sclerosis, drug abuse and pesticide toxicity.
We promote independent student research at every level. Our
faculty labs train undergraduates, graduate students and postdocs,
building a robust research community that ensures strong mentoring
and well-supported learning opportunities for all of our
Our department houses the Toxicology
Research Center, one of our school’s core research
facilities. Our faculty labs include cutting-edge equipment for
genomics and proteomics, cellular and molecular studies, behavioral
neuropharmacology and much more.