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Academic Programs

Our PhD degree programs offer leading edge interdisciplinary education and research training under the mentorship of nationally and internationally recognized faculty. Follow the links to explore overviews of our various programs, including details about program faculty members, their research interests and opportunities for graduate thesis projects, program organization and course offerings, and information about many other aspects of PhD student opportunities at Jefferson.

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Gerald Grunwald, PhD
Dean, JGSBS

(215) 503-4191

The PhD Program in Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology trains student to become talented research scientists with a multidisciplinary approach, providing strong basic knowledge of biochemistry, molecular biology, cell biology and genetics.

The PhD Program in Cell & Developmental Biology is intended for students of outstanding ability who are preparing for a career that includes research in cell biology, developmental biology or the pathobiology of disease.

The PhD Program in Genetics, Genomics and Cancer Biology takes a multidisciplinary approach to training students to become independent scientific investigators by providing a comprehensive knowledge base in genetics, biochemistry, molecular and cell biology and bioinformatics.

Comprehensive training in Immunology and Microbial Pathogenesis with strong emphasis placed on dynamic relationship between host and pathogen.

The interdisciplinary graduate program in Neuroscience at Thomas Jefferson University is directed toward developing strong research scientists in areas of basic and translational neuroscience.