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.
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.
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 researchers.