PhD Program

phd program

The PBS graduate program will provide the academic, research, and administrative resources necessary to meet the program goals:

  • Give students breadth of knowledge in modern pharmaceutical and biomedical science disciplines and application to drug discovery and development.
  • Give students depth of knowledge and technical training in their area of study.
  • Develop a strong work ethic and time management skills in graduate students.
  • Train students to conduct research with the highest ethical standards.
  • Teach students to think critically and creatively to solve difficult scientific problems.
  • Teach students to speak and write about their research clearly and convincingly and successfully compete for external research funding.
  • Teach students to critically evaluate their own data and results in the scientific literature.
  • Promote a rigorous academic and research environment in which students will add to the current knowledge in their fields.
  • Train students to be independent scholars who will make original and important contributions to their fields.