Areas of Study

Evan Tarbell (left) is mentored by Tao Liu, PhD, who has expertise that includes bioinformatics algorithm development for next generation sequencing.

Our broadly based curriculum and over 200 basic sciences faculty provide the resources you need to pursue research in any of the PhD-granting programs listed below:

  • Gene expression, development and differentiation
  • Protein structure and function
  • Membrane biology and transport
  • Microbial pathogenesis
  • Molecular biology
  • Parasitology
  • Virology
  • Immunology
  • Cell biology
  • Human anatomy
  • Cellular basis and mechanisms of drug action
  • Cell and molecular pharmacology
  • Drug design
  • Drug discovery
  • Neuropharmacology
  • Environmental and medical toxicology
  • Toxicogenomics
  • Molecular biophysics
  • Cell and molecular physiology
  • Integrative physiology