The BBS Graduate Program offers Ph.D. degrees in following 5 graduate fields:
Comparative Biomedical Sciences
Immunology & Infectious Disease
Molecular & Integrative Physiology
Zoology & Wildlife Conservation
Housed in the heart of biomedical research at the Cornell-Ithaca campus in the College of Veterinary Medicine, the Biological and Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program takes advantage of outstanding research facilities, the vibrant Cornell undergraduate campus and strong links to the Weill Cornell Medical College campus in New York City. Within Cornell’s BBS program, scientists, researchers and professors from across the globe have come together to conduct research on cancer, epidemiology, infection and immunity, medical genetics and genomics, neuroscience, stem cell biology and reproductive biology, among other health-related and biomedical sciences.
The Biological and Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program is an umbrella program structure which consists of five Graduate Fields of Study and one minor field. Prospective students apply to one of the five major fields (listed right) and become a graduate student in their field within the Biological and Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program.