Ph.D. in Quantitative Biology
The Department of Biology offers a Doctor of Philosophy degree in quantitative biology with research emphasis in Genome Biology & Genetics, Cell Biology, Ecology & Systematics, or Microbiology. The doctoral program is designed to train students to apply sophisticated quantitative techniques to solving basic and applied problems in biology. Students in this program will attain substantially greater quantitative skills than in traditional doctoral programs in the biological sciences, providing them with a competitive advantage in business, industry, government, and academia.
All applications are reviewed on the following schedule:
For entrance in the Fall semester.
For full consideration, please submit all application materials by December 1 (e.g., December 1, 2020 for Fall 2021 entry). Applicants are notified of admissions decision typically in late December through March.
For entrance in the Spring semester.
Completed applications will be under review starting September 15 (e.g., September 15, 2021 for Spring 2022 entry). Applicants are notified of admissions decision typically in the September through November time frame.