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 an extensive 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.

Eligibility Requirements

  • 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

Ana Wildman
Special Assistant and Interim Graduate Program Coordinator

Program Partners and Institutions

Additional Information
The Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine offers students a variety of educational programs and degrees.
Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine
Florida Atlantic University
777 Glades Road, BC-71
Boca Raton, FL 33431