Participating Programs, Departments and Institutions

Through interdisciplinary coursework and a variety of laboratory experiences, you will learn from faculty-scientists with expertise in diverse fields, encompassing disease processes and epidemiology, statistical tools and drug design.

University at Buffalo

Explore gene expression, development and differentiation; protein structure and function; and membrane biology and transport.

Learn about designing and developing medical imaging tools, implantable biomedical devices, engineered tissues and model biological systems.

Gain cutting-edge knowledge about bioinformatics; clinical trials design and analysis; and statistical genetics and genomics.

Gain specialized knowledge about ear cell regeneration, drug therapy, middle ear diseases, infant hearing assessment and age-related hearing loss.

With a focus on medical applications, learn to work with computer networks and distributed systems; multimedia databases; data mining; and very-large-scale integration.

Study microbial pathogenesis, molecular biology, parasitology, virology and immunology.

Gain an understanding of various neurological, movement, sleep and memory disorders, demyelinating neuropathies and neuroimaging.

Prepare for basic or clinical research in dental medicine or the biomedical sciences.

Learn about the molecular basis of neurodegenerative disorders, cell motility, nerve regeneration, tissue engineering and zebra fish models of nervous system development.

Covers pharmacoeconomics, protein therapeutics and HIV/AIDS, multiple sclerosis, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics.

Explore drug design and discovery, the cellular basis and mechanisms of drug action, environmental and medical toxicology and toxicogenomics.

Study infectious diseases and the epidemiology of various diseases, including cancer and diabetes. Also explore molecular, environmental and occupational epidemiology.

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

Study cancer genesis, metastasis and genetic markers of cancer genesis. Learn about modeling human chromosomal disorders in mice.

Discover mechanisms governing normal cell development, differentiation and organismal homeostasis. Explore stem cell environments and work with animal models.

Explore genetic or chromosomal abnormalities, cancer markers and chromosomal markers of cancer aggressiveness and progression.