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Basic Science Departments

Research focus areas

  • Cancer
  • Cellular and molecular biology
  • Environmental and genetic medicine
  • Infectious and inflammatory diseases
  • Microbial pathogenesis
  • Neuroscience
  • Stem cell biology
  • Vascular and lymphatic biology
$37,920,764 total value of grant awards. $28,376,728 Total research expenditures. $16,155,258 total research expenditures from NIH

Undergraduate Summer Research

Undergraduate students considering a future career in biomedical research can also explore our 10-week Summer Research Program. This program gives undergraduate students from any institution the opportunity to work in a laboratory and perform a research project during the summer. Students work closely with the College of Medicine faculty on research projects in basic or clinical science disciplines.