The Biomedical Sciences major consists of courses prescribed by professional schools (medical, dental, osteopathic, veterinary, pharmacy, graduate) as essential to the successful completion of a professional school curriculum, plus electives necessary to provide educational breadth and maturity. In short, the Biomedical Sciences major is designed to help students gain a comprehensive understanding of human life sciences, and is a gateway to many exciting and meaningful career paths.
Department of Biomedical Sciences - Welcome!
The four general areas of emphasis in the Biomedical Sciences curriculum are:
Faculty in the Biomedical Science Department are involved in a wide variety of research projects providing many opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to gain valuable hands-on experience. These areas of research include infectious disease epidemiology, prostate cancer biology, Salmonella genetics, immunology, neurology, obesity biochemistry, cardiovascular disease, and stem cell biology to name a few (see individual faculty pages for more details).
The Biomedical Sciences department currently has over 1,100 majors, 12 Masters students, and 25 full-time faculty. Feel free to peruse this website for more information on our programs, or contact our office:
|Department of Biomedical Sciences
312 Padnos Hall
Page last modified December 8, 2011