University of Connecticut Health Center

Graduate School

Genetics and Developmental Biology


263 Farmington Avenue; MC-3906

Farmington, CT 06030

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Genetics and Developmental Biology

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Genetics and Developmental Biology Graduate Program provides students with fundamental interdisciplinary training in modern molecular genetics and developmental biology, emphasizing cellular and molecular aspects as well as tissue interactions. Faculty members are from several basic science and clinical departments and study a wide range of organisms including yeast, worms, fruit flies (see figure above), mice, and humans. Students are encouraged to obtain in-depth training in molecular genetics and developmental biology. The program prepares students to compete for job opportunities in traditional medical and dental school departments as well as a productive research career in either academia or industry.

International Student Requirements:

recent TOEFL exam (within 2 years)

Facts & Figures

Classification: Specialized Institution—Medical school or medical center

Locale: Midsize City

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