Top 20 Graduate Schools for Life Sciences

Subject: Biological Sciences in USA, UK, Canada, and Australia

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United States  Harvard University
Harvard UniversityBiological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS) is an area of study within the Division of Medical Sciences, an administrative unit based at Harvard Medical School that coordinates biomedical PhD activities at the Longwood Medical Area. Students who study in BBS receive a PhD in medical sciences.
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United States  Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)Our department’s mission is to educate leaders and generate new knowledge at the interface of engineering and biology. We are defining and leading the emerging discipline of biological engineering, fusing engineering with modern molecular-to-’omic biology to make, model, and manipulate biological systems.
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United Kingdom  University of Cambridge
University of CambridgeWe are the largest centre for research and professional training in the Life Sciences in the UK, offering a very special experience to a community of around 2000 graduate students across departments within the School of the Biological Sciences, School of Clinical Medicine and eleven University Partner Institutes in the Cambridge area.
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United States  University of California, San Francisco
University of California, San FranciscoThe UCSF Biomedical Sciences (BMS) Program is an interdisciplinary graduate research program that seeks to equip students with the training and research tools to study the function of tissue and organ systems in development, physiology, and disease.
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United States  University of Washington
University of WashingtonBiology seeks to answer many of humanity's most open-ended questions and to continue making scientific breakthroughs by focusing on two critical resources — people and facilities. Among the attributes that make our department an attractive place to work, the effortlessly collaborative and collegial nature of what we do is perhaps the most compelling.
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United States  Stanford University
Stanford UniversityThe Biology Department is at the center of life sciences research at Stanford. Our mission is to lead in understanding life, from molecules to cells, and organisms to ecosystems. Research activity in the Biology Department spans the full range of biological organization, from molecules to ecosystems. Main research fields are indicated here, as links to groups of faculty doing research in those areas.
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United Kingdom  University College London
University College LondonThis four-year MSci offers an additional year on top of the Biological Sciences BSc, which includes a research project, providing extra depth and knowledge which will particularly benefit those interested in further research. Year three may be spent abroad at a university in Asia, Australia, Europe or the USA.
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United States  Rockefeller University
Rockefeller UniversityModern cell biology was founded at Rockefeller with the introduction of the electron microscope. The field today focuses on how cellular and extracellular macromolecules interact to drive processes such as gene regulation, protein translation, intracellular transport, signal transduction, and enzymology.
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United States  Johns Hopkins University
Johns Hopkins UniversityBiology department faculty train students pursuing bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. Research in the biology department is also performed by postdoctoral fellows and research scientists. Students from our programs have reached the pinnacles of academic research, medicine, industry, and an array of other professions.
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United States  Yale University
Yale UniversityThe Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS) is a doctoral program that enables you to take advantage of all of the resources found at a modern research university. Everything Yale has to offer – faculty, facilities, and campuses - is here in one comprehensive, interdisciplinary graduate program.
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United States  Columbia University
Columbia UniversityThe Department of Biological Sciences was formed in 1966 through the merger of two previous departments, Zoology and Botany. The Department expanded into additional research areas over the past two decades, such as developmental biology, cell biology, structural biology, biophysics, chemical biology, and computational biology.
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United States  The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at DallasUT Southwestern Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences provides students with unprecedented opportunities to interact with internationally recognized faculty members, use state-of-the-art equipment in advanced labs, and participate in the discovery and transmission of knowledge to solve complex health challenges.
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United States  University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
University of North Carolina at Chapel HillOur Biology graduate programs span the breadth of biological questions and experimental systems — from evolution in viruses to cell and molecular biology in frogs and plants to bioinformatics of the human genome. Advances in genome sequencing and analysis together with rapid growth in interdisciplinary research are making the 21st century an exciting time for Biology.
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United States  University of California, Los Angeles
University of California, Los AngelesThe Department of Integrative Biology and Physiology also offers a separate program leading to the Master's degree. The cornerstone of the physiological science curriculum is vertebrate physiology, with emphases on integrative functions. The research and educational programs focus on integrative physiology at several levels of organization from molecules to living organisms...
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United States  University of California, Berkeley
University of California, BerkeleyThe Department of Molecular & Cell Biology at the University of California, Berkeley offers a Ph.D. program with advanced training in the research methods and concepts of the study of the molecular structures and processes of cellular life. The department has five divisions, though faculty often are affiliated with multiple divisions in addition to maintaining appointments in other departments and institutes.
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United Kingdom  University of Oxford
University of OxfordOxford University has a world-wide reputation in Biology for both teaching and research. With our undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences we are continuing to build on this reputation, continually fine-tuning our courses and teaching methods, and striving to provide the best opportunities and facilities.
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Canada  University of Toronto
University of TorontoIn pursuing a detailed knowledge of the natural world, biologists make important contributions to society, including effective management of natural resources, novel technologies and medical techniques, and new insights into social organization. Basic research is essential to this process, as the broad advancement of scientific knowledge is the foundation for truly novel insights.
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United Kingdom  King's College London
KingThe multi-disciplinary nature of contemporary biomedical research and the rapid pace of technical innovation, together with the alignment of King’s College London with our partner NHS Hospitals in King’s Health Partners (KHP), offers unparalleled opportunities for basic, translational and clinical research.
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United States  Vanderbilt University
Vanderbilt UniversityThe graduate program in the Department of Biological Sciences is designed to prepare students for careers in teaching and research. Critical thinking skills and technical expertise are achieved primarily through dissertation research beginning with a firm foundation of course work and seminars.
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United States  The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
The University of Texas Health Science Center at HoustonMD Anderson UTHealth Graduate School provides a unique opportunity to train within the Texas Medical Center, one of the foremost medical and research centers in the world. Students pursuing an M.S. degree at GSBS will receive access to top research programs and faculty, a curriculum that develops their potential while fostering leadership and mentoring skills.
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