The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine has a centralized admissions point that allows students to explore multiple research areas of interest before deciding on a specific program to complete their dissertation work. All students are admitted through the Program in Biomedical Sciences (PIBS)
for the PhD programs in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Cancer Biology, Human Genetics & Genomics, Microbiology & Immunology, Molecular Cell & Developmental Biology, Molecular & Cellular Pharmacology, Neuroscience, and Physiology & Biophysics. The PIBS Admissions Committee will review applications as they are received. We encourage all applicants to submit their application by December 15th.
Students interested in the Molecular Cell and Developmental Biology (MDB) program are encouraged to make preliminary contact with the Graduate Program Director
at any time during the year.Because of Miami's strategic ties with Latin America, applicants from South and Central America with outstanding credentials are encouraged to apply.