Be a Part of Our Research Success
The research success of the Department of Physiology is evident in its current ranking by the NIH as one of the best departments in the nation. Virtually all our faculty are internationally regarded as leaders in their fields.
Our program is interdisciplinary in its approach to scientific research, reflecting the interests of our faculty and the breadth of the discipline of Physiology. To prepare graduate students for future careers, the Graduate Program in Physiology provides doctoral training in mechanistic studies of important cellular and systems processes.
Students gain knowledge and expertise through formal course work, doctoral research in the laboratories of their research mentors, journal clubs and seminars, and organized experiences in public speaking and teaching.
Our former graduates have moved onto rewarding and challenging professional careers in academia and industry where they work in basic, medical and applied research, management and education.