The Cell Biology graduate program is designed to prepare individuals for academic and research careers. Students are encouraged to obtain a broad background then develop and pursue a research project in one of the areas of scientific investigation currently available in the department such as developmental biology, retinal biochemistry; gene regulation, neurobiology of sensory systems, autonomic and cardiovascular pharmacology, nerve regeneration, cell cycle, cancer biology, and cell signaling mechanisms. The interdisciplinary nature of the Cell Biology Graduate program provides students with the breadth of knowledge and technical acumen that is highly sought in today's competitive job market. The Cell Biology PhD program is part of the Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences (GPiBS) umbrella program. Please visit the GPiBS page for information about the program and free application process.