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Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program - MS & PhD

Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program

Applications Open October 1st.
No application fee

 

Tulane’s Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences brings together some of the nation’s most talented young people with nationally- and internationally-recognized teachers and researchers: all in the context of a vibrant city replete with opportunities both in and out of the lab and classroom. Located in downtown New Orleans, Tulane's Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences aims to train scientific minds in a collaborative and creative environment.Read More.

The program consists of a PhD program and Master's degree programs in Anatomy, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Bioethics and Medical Humanities, Biomedical Informatics, Clinical Research, Medical Genetics and Genomics, Microbiology and Immunology, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Pharmacology and Physiology. New this year, are graduate certificates in Sports Medicine, Clinical Ethics, Research Ethics, and Medical Humanities.

PhD candidates graduate with a Biomedical Science degree and may specialize in one of the basic science Master's specialties listed above. The program is organized as an interdisciplinary, interdepartmental, and intercampus program, comprised of faculty actively engaged in biomedical research. The goal of the PhD program is to train scientists in a collaborative scientific community driven by creativity and innovation. Our PhD students can take graduate courses in any department at Tulane. They are mentored by faculty from the Tulane School of Medicine and the Tulane National Regional Primate Research Center. The curriculum is guided by a board of representatives composed of members of each department.

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Student Awards & Honors

 

Benjamin Bhunu, PhD Candidate
Fulbright Scholar & Doctoral candidate, Benjamin Bhunu traveled 8700 miles from Zimbabwe for a Biomedical Sciences PhD at Tulane  Read More

Chivonne Moodley, PhD candidate
Fulbright scholar, Chivonne Moodley is pursuing her doctorate in tuberculosis immunology (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano) Read More

 

Rida Idtikhar
"I found Tulane Biomedical Sciences program to be very diverse...and Tulane had a lot of well-known researchers in the field of cancer." Read More

 


 

Student Fellowship Awards

Name
Award
Year 1
Munyonho, Ferris Fulbright Scholar, Fulbright Foreign Student Program, Zimbabwe
Suresh-Babu, Naveen Tulane National Primate Research Center Graduate Fellow
 
Year 2
Chakawa, Mazvita Fulbright Scholar, Fulbright Foreign Student Program, Zimbabwe
 
Year 3
Currey, Joshua TNPRC Tulane National Primate Research Center Graduate Fellow
Jaramillo, Josue Louisiana Board of Regents, Southern Regional Education Board Fellowship
Melton, Alexandra Tulane National Primate Research Center Graduate Fellow
 
Year 4
Bhunu, Benjamin Fulbright Scholar, Fulbright Foreign Student Program, Zimbabwe
Hollifield, Ian Louisiana Board of Regents, Endowed Superior Graduate Student
Year 5
Bell, Antoinette Louisiana Board of Regents, Southern Regional Education Board Fellowship
Bradford, Angelle Louisiana Board of Regents, Endowed Superior Graduate Student
Collins, Morgan Louisiana Board of Regents, Endowed Superior Graduate Student
Moodley, Chivonne National Research Foundation, Research and Innovation Support and Advancement, South Africa



 

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