PhD in Biomedical Engineering
- Sophie Desbiens, Ph.D. ’09, Farb Lab, Biomedical Engineering
Biomedical Engineering applicants with interest in the pharmacological sciences are encouraged to consider interdisciplinary training through participation in the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) PhD Interdepartmental Training Program in Biomolecular Pharmacology. BME students in this program develop expertise in the pharmacological sciences through additional courses taken at Boston University School of Medicine and through research training with any Training Program faculty member. Current BME faculty participants include Professors Irving Bigio, Mark Grinstaff, Xue Han, Catherine Klapperich, Tyrone Porter, Joyce Wong and Muhammad Zaman.
Students in the joint Biomedical Engineering and Biomolecular Pharmacology Program choose from a list of approved courses which fulfill the math requirement. A list of approved
Applicants should indicate their interest in this interdisciplinary program in the personal statement of the BME application form in order to be considered for stipend and tuition support from the NIGMS training grant in Biomolecular Pharmacology.