Explore a Career in Biological Sciences

The BISI program is an interdepartmental, interdisciplinary training program leading to a Ph.D. in Biological Sciences. BISI only accepts applications for doctoral studies and all students must be full-time. The complexity and depth of the biological sciences requires full-time study to successfully complete doctoral-level research. 




The Biological Sciences Graduate Program (BISI) offers outstanding opportunities for research and discovery within and across contemporary disciplines. Faculty mentors help students investigate exciting questions, in directions driven by each student’s interests and curiosity. Enthusiastic and interactive colleagues, agile minds, and cutting-edge technologies work together to advance and apply science. The goal of the Biological Sciences Program is to enable students to obtain the best training in their intended research areas, to work closely with outstanding faculty, and to prepare for successful futures contributing to innovative advances and effective teaching in the life sciences.


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