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2017-2018 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog 
    
 
  Dec 02, 2022
 
2017-2018 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Department of Biological Sciences


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Graduate education in the biological sciences provides individuals with the training, guidance, experience, and opportunity to participate in research that enables their transition from being students of biological knowledge to being fully participating members of their profession. The Department of Biological Sciences offers the degree of Doctor of Philosophy via two areas of concentration:

Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology (MCDB)
Ecology and Evolution (E&E)

Contact Information

Department Chair: Jeffrey G. Lawrence, PhD
Main Office: A234 Langley Hall
412-624-4350
Fax: 412-624-4349
E-mail: biophd@pitt.edu
http://www.biology.pitt.edu/

Additional information concerning the department’s graduate programs may be obtained from the University of Pittsburgh, Department of Biological Sciences, Graduate Administrator, A234 Langley Hall, Pittsburgh, PA 15260. Phone: 412-624-4268. Fax: 412-624-4349. E-mail: biophd@pitt.edu.

Admissions

Admissions to our graduate programs are competitive, and applications must meet minimum standards (http://www.biology.pitt.edu/graduate/how-apply). Applications should be submitted via online at http.//app.applyyourself.com/?id=up-as. Applications are considered for matriculation for the fall term beginning July 1, and must be completed by January 2 for applicants residing within the United States and December 8 for international applicants.

Financial Assistance

Graduate students receive a competitive stipend, health insurance, tuition waivers, and other financial assistance.

Faculty

http://www.biology.pitt.edu/all-faculty

Programs

    Doctoral

    Courses

      Biological SciencesComputational BiologyIntegrative Molecular Biology

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