Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Department of Physiology
8701 Watertown Plank Road
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 53226, United States
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.
Doctoral Degree, PhD, Doctor of Philosophy
Anthony Perez, MS Ed
Dr. Matt Hodges
Associate Professor, Dept. of Physiology
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.