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Medical College of Wisconsin

Physiology (PhD)

Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin


Overview


Research training from elite research professors in physiology and genomics

Address

Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Department of Physiology
8701 Watertown Plank Road
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 53226, United States


Academics

Summary

The Physiology PhD program at MCW is home to one of the top ranked Physiology research and training facilities in the nation, and is led by prominent scientists in Cardiovascular, Renal, and Respiratory Physiology, in addition to experts in Genetics/Genomics, Molecular & Cellular Physiology, Cancer and Stem Cell Biology. Enrolled students receive individualized mentorship and scientific training, and benefit from a highly collaborative environment focused on molecular and integrative physiology.

Academic Fields
Degrees
    Doctoral, PhD, Doctor of Philosophy
    Formats

    Full Time, On-Campus

    Keywords

    PhD, Research, Science, Physiology, Cardiovascular, Genomics, Genetics, Cellular, Molecular, Physiological, Renal, Respiratory


    Admissions

    Summary
    We look for demonstrated excellence in undergraduate and/or graduate coursework, high marks on the GRE or equivalent standardized test, and previous experience in a research setting. Students matriculating into the program receive individualized training, learn to think critically, and develop technical and other skills to prepare them for careers in scientific inquiry, teaching and mentorship. Strong candidates for our PhD program in Physiology have demonstrated excellence in undergraduate courses, especially those in the biological and physical sciences in addition to mathematics. In addition, strong candidates have demonstrated skills in a laboratory setting, and are capable of communicating their research experiences conversationally and formally in presentations. Scientific work experiences in academia and/or industry is preferred.
    Academic Backgrounds

    Contacts

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    Anthony Perez, MS Ed

    Associate Director
    anperez@mcw.edu
    414-955-4407

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    Dr. Matt Hodges

    Associate Professor, Dept. of Physiology
    mhodges@mcw.edu
    4149557528