Wayne State University

School of Medicine

Anatomy and Cell Biology


Wayne State University, 2305 Faculty/Administration Building

Suite 2215

Detroit, MI 48202

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Anatomy and Cell Biology

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology offers training for investigation of biological and biomedical problems using molecular, cellular, and morphological approaches. Faculty members are active in a diversity of research areas, including cell and developmental biology, neuroanatomy and neurophysiology, vision research, reproductive and evolutionary biology, immunology, and endocrinology. Study for the Ph.D. degree includes thesis research in the laboratory of a faculty member and can generally be completed in four to five years. A combined M.D./Ph.D. program in anatomy and cell biology normally requires six years. A limited number of students are admitted to a research plan M.S. degree program, completion of which typically requires two years.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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