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From studying infectious diseases, such as Ebola virus disease, to bioethics, our graduate training programs address the full spectrum of basic, translational, computational and clinical research. Our faculty are uniquely experienced and trained. We offer a variety of innovative training opportunities in the following areas:

About Basic Biomedical Science Curriculum

The First-Year Graduate Studies in Basic Biomedical Science offers an extraordinary graduate experience that furnishes a strong foundation and breadth of biomedical concepts. The Basic Biomedical Science Curriculum (BBSC) is a specially designed first-year integrated curriculum for students wishing to pursue their doctoral research training in any of the following graduate programs at UTMB:

The BBSC provides a desirable environment for collaborative interactions with almost 300 nationally and internationally renowned graduate faculty across multi-disciplinary research areas. The BBSC is composed of foundational courses (Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology & Genetics, Biostatistics, and Responsible Conduct in Biomedical Research) and a series of 8-week laboratory rotations. Additional available activities include regular seminars and specialized courses. For more information about the BBSC, please refer to the links on the right-hand side of this page.

Neuroscience Summer Undergraduate Research Program (NSURP)

Are you interested in biomedical research? Are you considering graduate school?  Do you want a career that allows you to have an impact on people’s health and make a difference? Do you want a summer job where you will learn new skills and contribute to an important biomedical issue?

The Neuroscience Summer Undergraduate Research Program could be for you!

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The Post-Baccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP)

Are you interested in getting a PhD in the biomedical sciences and desire additional research training before applying?

This certificate program is designed for students belonging to a socioeconomic or underrepresented racial or ethnic group who have received or will soon receive a bachelor's degree and desire to pursue a PhD in the biomedical sciences but want additional research training and skills development. It is designed to "immerse" students in an active research lab where the excitement of biomedical research is obvious and nurtured with the hopes of encouraging them to pursue doctoral training in the biomedical sciences.

The Post-Baccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP) could be for you!

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Informational Flyers for GSBS Programs