Affiliate Graduate Programs

Our faculty are mentors in several degree granting programs at Michigan State University:

Neuroscience Graduate Program

The Michigan State University Neuroscience Graduate Program offers world-class research and unparalleled education paired with outstanding mentors and highly collaborative environments. The program provides a wide range of research opportunities for our students including basic, translational and clinical research.

BioMolecular Science at MSU

The BioMolecular Science Gateway offers admission to 6 graduate programs: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Cell and Molecular Biology, Genetics, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Pharmacology and Toxicology, and Physiology.  Students have access to training in over 150 research laboratories in the fields of biochemistry, cancer, cell biology, genomics, genetics, immunology, microbiology, molecular biology, pharmacology, toxicology, physiology, plant molecular biology, structural biology, and virology.

Students rotate through the laboratories of potential Ph.D. mentors and take coursework appropriate to their disciplinary interests. In the spring semester of the first year, students have the opportunity to select  the Ph.D. program that aligns most closely with their educational goals.