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

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    Multidisciplinary program to train the next generation of biomedical scientists.

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    Collaborative research environment harnessing leading-edge technology and training.

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    Probing the mysteries of human health and disease.

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 30 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.

News

Drs. Samantha Harris and Julie Ledford Promoted (May 15, 2019)

Congratulations to Samantha Harris, PhD for her promotion to full Professor, and to Julie Ledford, PhD for her promotion to Associate Professor!


Dr. Noel Warfel receives Idea Development Award from Department of Defense (May 1, 2019)

Noel Warfel, PhD was awarded an Idea Development Award from the Department of Defense Prostate Cancer Research Program to study the role of PIM kinases in prostate cancer invasion and metastasis, as well as test new strategies to improve the treatment of patients with bone-metastatic prostate cancer.


UA Genetic Counseling Graduate Program Gains Accreditation

New graduate program at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson will begin in fall Semester 2019. Genetic counseling one of nation’s fastest-growing careers.


UA Department of Immunobiology Brings `National DNA Day’ to Local High Schools

The Department of Immunobiology in the UA College of Medicine – Tucson is hosting “National DNA Day” events at three Tucson high schools, April 24, 25 and 26, to highlight the importance of genomic research.