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Physiology (PhD)

Medical College of Wisconsin

Research training from elite research professors in physiology and genomics


Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Department of Physiology
8701 Watertown Plank Road
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 53226, United States

What We Offer

Summary

The Physiology PhD program at MCW is home to one of the top ranked Physiology research and training facilities in the nation, and is led by prominent scientists in Cardiovascular, Renal, and Respiratory Physiology, in addition to experts in Genetics/Genomics, Molecular & Cellular Physiology, Cancer and Stem Cell Biology. Enrolled students receive individualized mentorship and scientific training, and benefit from a highly collaborative environment focused on molecular and integrative physiology.


Academic Fields

Cardiovascular Science.
Cell Physiology.
Genome Sciences/Genomics.
Molecular Genetics.
Molecular Physiology.
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Degrees

Doctoral Degree, PhD, Doctor of Philosophy


Formats

Full Time, On-Campus

Keywords

PhD, Research, Science, Physiology, Cardiovascular, Genomics, Genetics, Cellular, Molecular, Physiological, Renal, Respiratory

Contacts

Anthony Perez, MS Ed

Anthony Perez, MS Ed
Associate Director
anperez@mcw.edu
anperez@mcw.edu
414-955-4407

Dr. Matt Hodges

Dr. Matt Hodges
Associate Professor, Dept. of Physiology
mhodges@mcw.edu
mhodges@mcw.edu
4149557528

Who We're Looking For

Summary

We look for demonstrated excellence in undergraduate and/or graduate coursework, high marks on the GRE or equivalent standardized test, and previous experience in a research setting. Students matriculating into the program receive individualized training, learn to think critically, and develop technical and other skills to prepare them for careers in scientific inquiry, teaching and mentorship. Strong candidates for our PhD program in Physiology have demonstrated excellence in undergraduate courses, especially those in the biological and physical sciences in addition to mathematics. In addition, strong candidates have demonstrated skills in a laboratory setting, and are capable of communicating their research experiences conversationally and formally in presentations. Scientific work experiences in academia and/or industry is preferred.


Academic Backgrounds

Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology.
Cell Physiology.
Genome Sciences/Genomics.
Oncology and Cancer Biology.
Physiology, General.

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