Program in Sociology
Tempe, AZ 85287
PhD in Biological Design
Our graduate program in Biological Design seeks to develop a new type of scientist by training students in core disciplines related to biology while simultaneously preparing them to participate successfully in the interdisciplinary research teams of the future.
The research emphasis is on projects that are use-inspired, contributing directly to solutions for important societal challenges.
This is a highly mentored program of personalized study that provides significant interaction with the large and vibrant research community at ASU and with partner organizations locally and nationally. Students are expected to complete the program in 4-5 years. Students accepted into the Biological Design PhD program will be supported as Research Assistants (RAs) in the first year of study and generally through the term of their studies. We offer competitive compensation and a great work environment.
Biological Design attempts to mimic or harness natural processes by understanding the rules by which nature designs highly adaptable and efficient systems. It employs the latest advances at the intersection of biology, engineering and computing to meet these needs.
The Ph.D. in Biological Design seeks creative thinkers who align themselves not by academic discipline but by a desire to engage with others in advancing human health and quality of life.
Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive
Financial support is available in the form of scholarships, grants, loans and outside resources. Almost everyone, regardless of income, can qualify for some form of financial aid.
ASU FAFSA Code: 001081.
Locale: Midsize City
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