Our Mission

Biomedical scientists in the 21st century must have a broad knowledge base and the skill to translate this knowledge towards disease treatment. The PhD program in Cellular & Molecular Biosciences at UC Irvine provides ideal training to launch the careers of talented researchers in diverse fields of biomedicine. We offer a rigorous but flexible curriculum, along with an extensive choice of laboratories, allowing students to tailor their training to individual interests and goals. Outstanding facilities, a collaborative culture, commitment to diversity, and guaranteed on-campus housing all contribute to a productive graduate experience. Qualified applicants receive full financial support that covers tuition, a generous stipend, and health insurance.

The CMB program is proud to announce GPS-BIOMED (Graduate Professional Success for Biomedical trainees), a new NIH-funded program for professional development of graduate students in the biomedical sciences. UCI is the only research institution in Southern California with such a program.

Visit our Fellowships and News links for information on our Ayala Fellowship Program, NIH-sponsored training grants, achievements from current students, and more!