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PhD in Oral Biology

Boston University


Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine Molecular and Cell Biology
700 Albany Street; W-201
Boston, Massachusetts, 02118, United States

What We Offer

Summary

The aim of this program is to educate students in modern scientific approaches to oral biology and oral disease. The PhD program is designed for the student whose primary goal is to pursue a career in oral biology research. The oral cavity is an unique environment with novel biological interactions between the external environment, microbes, teeth, bones, and non-mineralized soft tissues, all of which interact with systemic biology in health and disease.


Academic Fields

Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other.
Oral Biology and Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology.

Degrees

Doctoral Degree, Ph.D., Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences and Oral Biology


Formats

Full Time

Keywords

Oral biology, basic research, clinical research, dentistry, cell biology, molecular biology, animal studies, immunology, microbiology, connective tissue biology, pathology.

Contacts

Philip Trackman

Philip Trackman
Professor, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology
trackman@bu.edu
trackman@bu.edu
617 358-4440

David Levin

David Levin
delevin@bu.edu

Who We're Looking For

Summary

Successful applicants will have a B.S. or equivalent in a basic science, or a clinical degree such as DMD or MD. All candidates are expected to have had some laboratory research experience, and many successful applicants have already published a paper in an international journal.


Academic Backgrounds

Advanced/Graduate Dentistry and Oral Sciences, Other.
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology.
Immunology.

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