Students receive expert training from nationally and internationally renowned Program faculty to interrogate the molecular mechanisms of biological systems and disease and to leverage discoveries for therapeutic intervention in the areas of neuroscience, cancer biology, signal transduction, structural biology, cardiovascular biology, precision medicine, and computational biology. Graduates have been highly successful in academic, biotechnology, and government careers.
Learn more about the program by speaking directly to faculty and students!
October 2-6, 2023
The CU Anschutz Biomedical PhD Expo is a week-long virtual showcase of our basic and biomedical PhD programs. Programs will host individual information sessions and answer all of your questions about student life, research, admissions, and more!
September 6, 2023 - Congratulations to current student Ian Shelton for his publication in Cancer Discovery, A Novel Type of Monocytic Leukemia Stem Cell Revealed by the Clinical Use of Venetoclax-Based Therapy.
August 30, 2023 - Congratulations to current student Nicole Brown, alumnus Jonathan Tullis, and program faculty, Drs Ulli Bayer, Mark Dell’Acqua and Jason Aoto for their publication in Nature, LTP induction by structural rather than enzymatic functions of CaMKII.
August 24, 2023 - Congratulations to graduate student Danielle Jeffrey for receiving an F31 Award! Individual Predoctoral Fellowship (F31) Award supports promising doctoral candidates performing dissertation research and training in a scientific health-related field.
August 5, 2023 - Pharmacology PhD program alumnus Bryan Lloyd, PhD recently published his research Neurexin-3 subsynaptic densities are spatially distinct from Neurexin-1 and essential for excitatory synapse nanoscale organization in the hippocampus in Nature Communications.
June 3, 2023 - Congratulations to alumnus Jacqueline Turner, PhD for their publication in Nature Communications!
Lysophosphatidic acid modulates CD8 T cell immunosurveillance and metabolism to impair anti-tumor immunity | Published Online June 3, 2023
April 3, 2023 - Congratulations to Maddy Rodriguez on her GRFP Fellowship! Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) fellowships seek to broaden participation in science and engineering of underrepresented groups, including women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans. The five-year fellowship provides three years of financial support inclusive of an annual stipend.