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PhD in Cancer Biology (GDBBS)

Emory University

We offer highly collaborative research within Emory University's reknowned Winship Cancer Institute


Georgia, United States

What We Offer

Summary

The Graduate Program in Cancer Biology provides outstanding training opportunities in every aspect of cancer research, from basic to translational research. This includes molecular and cellular biology, genetics and epigenetics, signal transduction, genetic engineering, nanotechnologies, and many other disciplines used to understand the development and progression of cancer. Many different approaches are applied to a range of model systems to address how a normal cell becomes a cancer cell.


Academic Fields

Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology.
Human/Medical Genetics.
Medical Scientist.
Oncology and Cancer Biology.

Degrees

Doctoral Degree, PhD,


Formats

Full Time

Keywords

Biomedical Scientist, Industry Scientist, Academics, Translational Medicine, Cancer Biology, Translational Research, Signal Transduction, Genomics

Contacts

Ms. Kathy Smith

Ms. Kathy Smith
Director of Recruitment and Admissions
kathy.smith@emory.edu
Kathy.Smith@emory.edu
404-727-2547

Anna Kenney

Anna Kenney
anna.kenney@emory.edu

Who We're Looking For

Summary

Strong science backgrounds are suggested as our curriculum is built for students familiar with core scientific priniciples to develop rapidly during their time in the program. Our program recommends all prospective students have worked in a biomedical research laboratory prior to admissions into the program.


Academic Backgrounds

Human/Medical Genetics.
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology.
Genome Sciences/Genomics.
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology, Other.

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