The GEMS Program offers students integrated training in the biomedical sciences. Graduate programs include the areas of Anatomy, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Cell & Molecular Biology, Genetics, Immunology, Microbiology, Neurosciences, Pathology, Pharmacology and Physiology. Students have the flexibility to choose a mentor from among more than 110 funded research faculty in all departments and PhD programs of the College of Medicine. Areas of research excellence within the broader disciplines include Cancer; Development; Gene Regulation; Host-Pathogen Biology; Lung Biology; Molecular and Integrated Cardiac and Vascular Biology; Proteomics, Genomics & Bioinformatics; Reproductive Biology; Signal Transduction; and Virology.


Degree Granting Programs

Anatomy & Cellular Biology

Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics

Microbiology & Immunology



Physiology & Biophysics


Graduate Degree Concentration in Cardiovascular Science




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