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Genetics, Development, and Disease (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

Applying fundamental principles to dissect problems in biology and disease, such as development, growth, cancer, and aging. Use of both human and model system genetics including mice, zebrafish, Drosophila, and C. elegans.


Academic Fields

Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology.
Genetics, General.
Genetics, Other.
Molecular Biology.

Degrees

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


Formats

Full Time, On-Campus

Keywords

Gene Regulation, Stem Cells, MicroRNAs and Gene Silencing, Embryonic Development, Epigenetics, Cell Growth and Cell Death, DNA Damage and Repair, Lipid and Glucose Metabolism, Genetics of Disease

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

Biochemistry.
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology.
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Target GPA

A- = 3.3-3.6

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