The CMM PhD program offers students opportunities to pursue graduate studies in biomedical sciences with a general focus on the biological mechanisms of human disease. Faculty associated with the graduate program pursue research in cell and developmental biology, neurobiology, cardiovascular biology and cancer research.
The Department recruits students through the Arizona Biological and Biomedical Sciences (ABBS) program, which Integrates recruiting and admissions for six PhD programs in biological and biomedical sciences. Students are admitted to the ABBS with no formal commitment to a particular PhD program. Students peform three laboratory rotations with faculty associated in any of the programs. This provides unusual flexibility for students to explore various areas of study. At the end of rotations, students will matriculate into one of the participating five graduate programs based upon their interests and the laboratory that they enter.
Welcome to the Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine at the University of Arizona. Department faculty pursue excellence through teaching in the medical curriculum and graduate and undergraduate courses, through the pursuit of leading edge biomedical research, and through service to the University, local community and the nation.
Department faculty run active research programs in modern molecular and cellular biology which include areas of developmental biology, neuroscience, parasitology, immunology, cancer biology, and cellular structure and function. Our graduate programs attracts outstanding students from all parts of the US and the world. Graduate students from the interdisciplinary programs of Cancer Biology, Genetics, Molecular & Cellular Biology and Biochemistry, Neuroscience, and Physiological Sciences also receive training in CMM faculty laboratories.
CMM Mailing address:
PO Box 245044, 1501 N. Campbell Ave.
Life Sciences North, Room 450, Tucson, AZ 85724-5044
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The Molecular Cardiovascular Research Program in partnership with the Sarver Heart Center is pleased to announce the establishment of the Bellows Cardiovascular Graduate Research Fellowship. This award has been made possible due to a generous gift provided by the Bellows Foundation. This is a competitive award intended to support incoming/first year graduate students who have applied to the University of Arizona to pursue a Ph.D. degree involving education and research training in cardiovascular life sciences. The purpose of this award is to encourage and support the recruitment of outstanding graduate students whose research interests will lead to studies with an emphasis in cardiovascular research. More information can be found at - http://cmm.arizona.edu/graduate-program-bellows