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Ph.D. in Cancer Biology

The Cancer Biology Ph.D. Program's goal is to train the next generation of Cancer researchers. Studies of cancer require specific knowledge in multiple fields that have traditionally been independent. Our Cancer Biology Ph.D. program emulates the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and eliminates these boundaries. Students will receive cancer-oriented training in:

molecular biology
functional genomics
drug discovery
cancer genetics

cell biology
cancer prevention & control
cancer therapeutics

Students will have the opportunity to interact with premier investigators in all of these fields and select them for Ph.D. mentoring (see Faculty). Emphasis will be placed on hands-on training and students will have his or her course work tailored to their primary interest. Cancer research is a vitally important and growing field of research. Our graduates will be positioned to lead the way to the future prevention and cure of cancer.