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    Probing the mysteries of human health and disease.

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    Vibrant biomedical research campus situated in the beautiful Sonoran Desert Ecosystem.

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    Collaborative research environment harnessing leading-edge technology and training.

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    Multidisciplinary program to train the next generation of biomedical scientists.

A multidisciplinary PhD program focused on outstanding scholarship in the fields of immunobiology, molecular biophysics, and cell biology

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Over 50 Faculty and 20 PhD Students

The Cellular and Molecular Medicine (CMM) and Immunobiology (IMB) graduate programs have merged to create a new PhD program called the Graduate Program in MOLECULAR MEDICINE (GPMM). The GPMM at the University of Arizona is an interdepartmental, multidisciplinary training program fosters the development of scientists and educators who are prepared for lifelong participation in research and other intellectual pursuits. With an emphasis on bridging basic and translational science, Molecular Medicine students receive advanced training in the theory and practice of biomedical science. There are opportunities to investigate human health and disease ranging from biophysical studies at the atomic level, to modeling critical cellular process in tractable systems, to clinical research. The exposure and skills that students acquire prepare them for careers in biomedical research (including academia and the biotechnology industry), science education, journalism, and public policy.

Cell Biology

Cell Biology

To provide students with a foundation for understanding the cellular underpinnings of human health and disease, while advancing the field through hands-on, cutting-edge research.

Medical Biophysics

Medical Biophysics

Apply quantitative multi-disciplinary approaches to molecular and integrative biology with a goal to understand the biophysical basis of health and disease mechanisms, identify drugable targets and contribute to Precision Medicine.

Immunobiology

Immunobiology

Advance the insights into the rules of engagement that determine the outcome of host-pathogen interactions to develop future therapies for infectious, autoimmune and malignant diseases.

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CMM/IMB Joint Student Seminar - Spring 2017

Weekly CMM/IMB joint student seminar schedule


UA ARCS Scholars - 2017-18

Congratulations to Kelvin Pond, John Ryniawec and Jacob Zbesko, our UA ARCS Foundation Scholars for 2017-18!


CONGRATULATIONS!! to Keith A. Maggert, Ph.D.

Dr. Maggert’s current work focuses on heterochromatin biology and epigenetic silencing in the fruit fly Drosophila and in humans, focusing on repeat gene regulation and instability.


Dr. Janko Nikolich-Žugich, named the Chair of the Biological Section of the Gerontological Society of America!

On Saturday, November 19th our Department Head, Dr. Janko Nikolich-Žugich, will be named the Chair of the Biological Section of the Gerontological Society of America (GSA)!