University of Kentucky

College of Medicine

Integrated Biomedical Sciences


MS 601, 800 Rose Street

University of Kentucky

Lexington, KY 40546

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Integrated Biomedical Sciences

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Integrated Biomedical Sciences (IBS) is a first-year core curriculum for the six doctoral programs at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. Students are first admitted to IBS and choose a dissertation mentor and doctoral program at the conclusion of the IBS year. The IBS curriculum provides a foundation curriculum in molecular and cellular biology, development of interdisciplinary approaches essential to innovative research, and flexibility in choosing a research emphasis among over 130 faculty in six departments. For FY2004, the University of Kentucky College of Medicine received over $100 million in grants and contracts to support basic science and clinical research.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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