2017 Graduate Student Appreciation Week- Kickoff Station

Graduate Student Appreciation Week is a chance for the university to give back to our amazing graduate student body for all of the work they do teaching, researching, and serving. […]

Gainesville: A Biotech Hub

Learn how UF, industry and government have collaborated over two decades to build momentum around biotechnology. “Greater Gainesville has evolved into a region fueled by research, business and a smart, young […]

Save the Date: Medical Guild Awards

Please join us for the 42nd annual Medical Guild-sponsored graduate student research competition and award ceremony. Friday, April 7, 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. | Cancer & Genetics Research Complex, […]

Alumni Spotlight: Wall of Fame

Richard “Jude” Samulski, PhD ’82, was recently inducted into the UF College of Medicine Wall of Fame and honored during the 2016 Alumni Weekend. Samulski is renowned for pioneering the […]

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Setting Benchmarks | Program Overview

Program Mission: Scholarship & Research

The mission of the Biomedical Sciences program is to provide a predoctoral educational experience that will train experimentalists and scholars for a wide range of careers.

The educational goals are to promote biological literacy by providing core and advanced curricula covering key chemical, biological and genetic principles using molecular, cellular and physiological approaches, and to promote scholarship in biomedical science through mentored, original research.

UF Rankings – Did you know?

UF Rankings – Did you know?