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Information for Prospective Ph.D. Students

The department offers three distinct research tracks within the PhD program, allowing you to choose a PhD emphasis in either Genome Biology & Genetics, Ecology & Systematics, or Microbiology.

Our doctoral program is unique in that in addition to traditional research training, Students are trained to apply sophisticated quantitative techniques to solve research problems in biology. Knowledge of the quantitative aspects of biological research gives our graduates a competitive advantage for careers in industry, government, or academia.

Graduate Advisors
Sean Christensen
Dr. Shawn Christensen
Associate Professor
Room 333
Engineering Reseach Bldg.
Phone: 817-272-0520
Current Ph. D. and
MS Thesis Students

Paul Chippindale Dr. Paul Chippindale
Graduate Advisor
Room 440A
Life Science Bldg.
Phone 817-272-2703
MS Non-Thesis Students
Chang Woo-Suk CHANG, Woo-Suk
Associate Professor
AREA: Environmental Microbiology and Plant-Microbe Interactions
Office: 233 LS
PHONE: 817-272-3280
Graduate Program Assistant
Gloria Burlingham Gloria Burlingham
Graduate Program Assistant
Room 337
Life Science Building
Phone: 817-272-2875
University of Texas at Arlington, Department of Biology
Box 19498, Arlington, Texas 76019-0498, USA
Phone: 817-272-2872 Fax: 817-272-2855
Mailing Address: Life Science, Room 337
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