Boston University, incorporated in 1869, is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian, urban university. Nineteen thousand full-time undergraduates, 2,000 graduate students and more than 2,400 faculty contribute to the stimulating academic atmosphere and research excellence of this world-renowned university. The Medical School Campus located in the South End of Boston is a 10 minute drive from the Charles River Campus, thus allowing convenient access and interaction between the two campuses. The faculty of the Department of Physiology and Biophysics maintain an internationally recognized research program and share a deep commitment to the training and education of students. Additional information on the University is available through the Boston University Home Page.