University of Alabama at Birmingham

The Graduate School

Cancer Biology

Address:

1720 2nd Avenue South

SHEL 120G

Birmingham, AL 35294

United States

Phone:

1-205-934-6150

Program Information

Degree Offered:

Ph.D. Doctor of Cancer Biology

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The goal of the University of Alabama Cancer Biology Program is to train the next generation of cancer biologists so that they will make significant contributions to basic and clinical research. Students will receive training over a broad base, integrating molecular, cellular, biochemical and biological experimental approaches. Combinations of courses, seminars, small group discussions and hands-on research provide each student with a customized dissertation experience. Students will have opportunities to work with outstanding investigators throughout the UAB campus in the areas of tumor microenvironment, metastasis, cancer genetics, stem cells, gene therapy of cancer, pharmacology/toxicology, signaling and tumor immunology. Successful graduates will have a firm foundation upon which they can build careers in academia, research institutions, industry or government.

Accreditation:

AACSB Accreditation

International Student Requirements:

International students must submit scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) earned within the last two years. Applicants with scores of 600 (paper-based) or 250 (computer-based) or higher will be considered.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Midsize City

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