Graduate Programs and Departments

Research

Molecular Biosciences

Molecular Biosciences

The Molecular Biosciences Program is an exciting interdisciplinary collaboration between the College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources, the College of Medicine and the College of Science. The program offers students more than 30 areas of research opportunity, including genetics, infectious diseases, nutrition, bioinformatics and smooth muscle biology. As a student, you also enjoy access to faculty with a broad range of specializations across the biological and biomedical sciences.

Pharmacology

Pharmacology

The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine Department of Pharmacology studies the therapeutic value and/or potential toxicity of chemical agents on biological systems.

Physiology and Cell Biology

Physiology and Cell Biology

Research in the Department of Physiology & Cell Biology focuses on smooth muscle biology, ion channels, neuropharmacology, gastric motility, developmental neuroscience, and reproductive biology.

Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology

Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology

The Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology & Physiology Graduate Program is a campus-wide interdisciplinary program for Ph.D. and MS students, part of the Molecular Biosciences Program at the University of Nevada, Reno.

Microbiology and Immunology

Microbiology and Immunology

Research in the department of Microbiology and Immunology focuses on immunology with an emphasis on cancer biology and microbial pathogenesis with a particular interest in emerging microbial infections and biodefense.

Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

The Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Department is committed to research in the areas of cytogenetics and the history of medicine.

Speech-Language Pathology

Speech-Language Pathology

The Speech Pathology and Audiology Department offers students research in various specialty areas, and encourages student participation in research projects.

Electrical and Biomedical Engineering

Electrical and Biomedical Engineering

From electromagnetics to biosensors to smart grids, Electrical and Biomedical Engineering is focused on staying on the cutting-edge of electrical and biomedical engineering research and training our students to be successful leaders in the field.

Cell and Molecular Biology

Cell and Molecular Biology

Cell and Molecular Biology (CMB) is a degree path within the Molecular Biosciences interdisciplinary graduate program that offer graduate studies culminating in the Master of Science and the Doctor of Philosophy degrees, preparing students for careers in biological and biomedical research, industry, and teaching.