Ph.D. Degree Programs
The FAU Ph.D. degree program in Integrative Biology allows students to pursue career goals in a wide-range of dynamic fields ranging from biomedical science through marine biology.
The IBBS Ph.D. Program provides students with a diverse array of hands-on research training and thesis opportunities in a wide-variety of emerging biomedical science areas including: Human Genetics and Genomics; Precision Medicine; Cancer Biology and Prevention; Microbiology, Immunology and Infectious Disease; HIV/AIDS Mechanisms and Treatments; Respiratory Physiology and Biophysics; Visual Biology and Diseases; Breast Cancer Mechanisms and Therapy; Huntington’s Disease Mechanisms; Alzheimer’s Disease Mechanisms and Therapy; Vaccine Development; Osteoarthritis Prevention and Treatment; Prostate Cancer Mechanisms; Cardiac Physiology and Disease; Childhood Malaria Mechanisms and more. Learn more about Research Opportunities.
Ph.D. in Integrative Biology-Biomedical Science
The Biomedical Science (IBBS) track of the Integrative Biology Ph.D. program is designed to provide students with the advanced knowledge and hands-on learning experience they need to achieve success in the growing biomedical science field by combining innovative study programs with state-of-the-art research opportunities.
Ph.D. in Integrative Biology and Neuroscience (IBAN)
Integrative Biology-Neuroscience is a joint FAU-Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience program. Completion of the neuroscience concentration provides students with both knowledge and practical experience in the neuroscience field at an advanced level.
NSF-Funded Traineeship in Computational Bioinformatics and Biomedical Science
Great opportunity for current graduate students. Scholarship up to $34,000 per year plus tuition.
- Ph.D. student in the College of Medicine Integrative Biology Biomedical Science Track program working under the guidance of a College of Medicine faculty member.
- US Citizen or Resident
- High GPA
For Program Information / Research Opportunities
Dr. Marc Kantorow
Associate Dean for Graduate Programs
Professor of Biomedical Science
Dr. Stacee Caplan
Assistant Director of Graduate Programs
Dr. Janet Robishaw, Chair of Biomedicial Science and Senior Associate Dean for Research
Program Partners and Institutions
- Charles E. Schmidt College of Science, Department of Biological Sciences
- The Jupiter Life Science Initiative, Florida Atlantic University
- Charles E. Schmidt College of Science, Center for Molecular Biology and Biotechnology
- Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute, Florida Atlantic University
- FAU Graduate College
- The Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience