In our program, you’ll learn research techniques and how to engage with your peers and researchers across disciplines. We'll help you build important skills often overlooked in other programs.
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.
You can apply online. You’ll need to submit scanned copies of all required supporting documents before your application will be reviewed. You may save and edit your application as you go.
Official documents will be required if you are offered admission.
Once your application is ready, you must formally submit it to upload your documents.
You may log in at any time to check your status.
The online checklist is your best source about the status of your application during the review process; please check it frequently.
You will receive an email when your admission decision is available in the portal.
Your application must be completed and supporting documentation must be received by December 15.
A bachelor’s degree is required to enter the program.
You must submit the following credentials to apply:
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.
Once you submit your application online for formal review, you will be provided with a link to our online payment system, where you can pay the application fee.
For questions about admissions and academic advisement, please contact:
Room 5256 955 Main Street Buffalo, NY 14203
Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences Room 5218 955 Main Street Buffalo, NY 14203
Phone: (716) 829-6059
955 Main Street, Suite 6130, Buffalo, NY 14203
Phone: (716) 829-3631