The Arizona Biological and Biomedical Sciences Program (ABBS) integrates recruiting and admissions for the following graduate PhD programs: Biochemistry and Molecular & Cellular Biology, Cancer Biology GIDP, Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Drug Discovery and Delivery, Genetics GIDP, Immunobiology, Medical Pharmacology, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Physiological Sciences GIDP, and The School of Plant Sciences. Additional information can be found at http://abbs.arizona.edu/
The following items are required to complete your application: Statement of Purpose, transcripts from all colleges and/or universities you have attended, and 3 letters of recommendation. All required documents must be uploaded electronically to your application; no paper copies will be accepted during the application process.
Required test(s): GRE
Minimum TOEFL: 550
Minimum IELTS: 7
All students admitted to the program are provided full financial support which includes: annual stipend, paid tuition, and individual student health insurance. Financial support is provided by the ABBS Program for the first one and a half semesters. By the middle of the spring semester (after three laboratory rotations), all students are expected to select a faculty mentor who will then provide support for the remainder of their graduate career, assuming satisfactory academic progress.
Core coursework: Since ABBS is an umbrella program for recruiting and admissions, and not a degree granting program, students should visit the web sites of the participating degree-granting programs for degree requirements.