Jefferson College of Biomedical Sciences
1020 Locust St., M46
Jefferson Alumni Hall
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Ph.D.- Genetics, Genomics and Cancer Biology
The PhD Program in Genetics, Genomics & Cancer Biology provides aspiring students with the background, training and experience necessary to launch careers as independent scientific investigators and scholars in the field of molecular genetics of disease, genomics and cancer biology.
The Program is designed to take a multidisciplinary approach to the field by providing the student with a strong basic knowledge of genetics, biochemistry, cell biology and molecular biology, with additional exposure to other areas of related interest. Additionally, the Program provides sufficient flexibility so that graduating students can pursue research careers in either an academic or industrial setting.
Research laboratories are primarily located in the Bluemle Life Sciences Building.
In addition to extensive basic equipment and facilities, the Program provides access to numerous specialized resources. These include facilities for cancer genomics, peptide synthesis and sequencing, cell sorting by flow cytometry, protein purification and characterization, microarray analyses and biomolecular imaging.
Financial Aid: Yes
International Financial Aid: Yes
Classification: Specialized Institution—Medical school or medical center
Locale: Large City
Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999