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Cancer Biology (Ph.D)

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

UTSW Graduate School is ranked #18 in the country by U.S. News and World Report in Ph.D. programs in the Biological Sciences.


UTSW Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Division of Basic Science
5323 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, Texas, 75390, United States

What We Offer

Summary

The most up-to-date training in molecular and cellular aspects of cancer research, including cancer and development, chemistry and cancer, cancer cell networks, DNA repair and radiation biology, and molecular pathogenesis and therapeutic targeting.


Academic Fields

Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other.
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology.
Genetics, Other.
Oncology and Cancer Biology.

Degrees

Doctoral Degree, Ph.D., Ph.D. in Biomedical Science


Formats

Full Time, On-Campus

Keywords

Apoptosis, Senescence, Angiogenesis/metastasis, Cell cycle, Chromosome damage and repair, Drug resistance, Tumor biology, Genome instability, Tumor microenvironment, Evading growth suppressors

Contacts

Lisa Gardner Ph.D.

Lisa Gardner Ph.D.
Assistant Dean
lisa.gardner@utsouthwestern.edu

Who We're Looking For

Summary

Competitive applicants have a bachelor's degree in a life science with a GPA above 3.0 and at least one basic science research experience. Successful applicants will have more than one research experience.

There are no prerequisite courses, but the following are strongly recommended:
Biochemistry
Molecular/Cell Biology
Genetics


Academic Backgrounds

Atomic/Molecular Physics.
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology, Other.
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering.
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other.
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Target GPA

A- = 3.3-3.6

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