The UCSF Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences is an interdisciplinary program that trains students for research careers investigating the molecular basis of tissue and organ function in health and disease. It offers a novel integrative curriculum, designed specifically for graduate students, which provides a foundation in cell biology, molecular biology, genetics, and biochemistry as applied to research problems in human developmental biology, physiology, and disease. Training is supported by laboratory rotations, journal clubs, and research seminars. The program's faculty consists of 95 members drawn from both basic science and clinical departments. Their research interests are broad, but focused into eight thematic areas: Cancer Biology and Cell Signaling, Genetics and Genomics, Vascular and Cardiac Biology, Developmental and Stem Cell Biology, Immunology, Microbial Pathogenesis and Virology, Neuroscience, and Tissue/Organ Biology and Endocrinology. Trainees are chosen from a national applicant pool, with special effort to include underrepresented minorities. The interdisciplinary spirit of the program reflects the interactive scientific culture at UCSF.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)
Type
Institutional National Research Service Award (T32)
Project #
5T32GM008568-15
Application #
7642285
Study Section
National Institute of General Medical Sciences Initial Review Group (BRT)
Program Officer
Cole, Alison E
Project Start
1995-07-01
Project End
2010-06-30
Budget Start
2009-07-01
Budget End
2010-06-30
Support Year
15
Fiscal Year
2009
Total Cost
$283,633
Indirect Cost
Name
University of California San Francisco
Department
Pathology
Type
Schools of Medicine
DUNS #
094878337
City
San Francisco
State
CA
Country
United States
Zip Code
94143
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