New York University
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Programs in Biomedical Sciences
Ph.D. - Biomedical Sciences
The Graduate School of Biological Sciences at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine of NYU offers graduate education in diverse, cutting-edge areas of biomedically important basic sciences through its Ph.D. program and M.D.-Ph.D. program. The program model for predoctoral education reflects the multidisciplinary nature of contemporary biomedical sciences. It also provides an environment in which students can learn to recognize and maximize creative opportunities for translation of basic research findings into insights and therapies applying to human disease. All Ph.D. and M.D.-Ph.D. students may enter without a formal commitment to a particular training area. Initially, they take the core curriculum as well as Introduction to Journal Club and Responsible Conduct in Research, while pursuing a laboratory rotation sequence and beginning an individualized curriculum that relates to their specific interests. After choosing a research mentor from over 170 highly collaborative research preceptors, students select one of eight multidisciplinary training areas: Biophysics, Structural Biology, and Biomathematics (BSBB); Genetics and Genomic Sciences (GGS); Developmental and Stem Cell Biology (DSCB); Cancer Biology (CAB) ; Immunology (IMM); Microbiology (MIC); Neuroscience (NEU); and Pharmacology and Systems Biology (PSB).
New York University is a member of the Association of American Universities and is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.
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Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive
Locale: Large City