Education and Training

Jamal Williams.

Doctoral student Jamal Williams says our faculty have supported him in everything from thesis development, to grant submission, to searching for postdoctoral positions. “They have been instrumental in guiding my journey,” he notes. 

We are committed to promoting the success of our current and prospective students by creating a welcoming, supportive, and culturally inclusive environment that allows each individual to thrive and achieve true academic excellence.

A diverse student population is an integral aspect of developing a mindset that is open to new ideas, different perspectives, and innovative approaches to the solution of biomedical questions.

The Department of Physiology and Biophysics welcomes students with diverse cultural backgrounds and life experiences including, but not limited to, differences in race, ethnicity, nationality or place of origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, language, abilities/disabilities, socioeconomic status, and veteran status.

  • Biophysics
    Our program focuses on membrane proteins, image processing, and the development of new technologies that can be applied to human health and disease.
  • Physiology
    Our doctoral program in physiology prepares your for a career in original research, teaching and applied physiology.
  • Biophysics
    Our interdisciplinary master’s in biophysics is designed for students seeking a career in academia, industry or government.
  • Physiology
    Our master’s program in physiology is tailored to the goals of admission to medical and dental schools, careers in the biomedical industry and advancement to doctoral programs.
  • Undergraduate Studies
    We offer a number of undergraduate courses in physiology. There are also opportunities for students to gain research experience by taking tutorials or research courses.
  • Medical Student Education
    When you train with our faculty, we’ll augment your understanding of physiology and biophysics, providing you with essential knowledge that you’ll tap throughout your career.
  • How to Apply
    Get details on applying to our masters and PhD programs.