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)
Department Chair: Jeffrey G. Lawrence, PhD
Main Office: A234 Langley Hall
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: email@example.com.
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.
Graduate students receive a competitive stipend, health insurance, tuition waivers, and other financial assistance.
CoursesBiological SciencesComputational BiologyIntegrative Molecular Biology