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Bioengineering Graduate Training Programs

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Academic Level:
Graduate Students (PhD)

University of California, San Diego Bioengineering offers multiple training grant opportunities to students seeking a Ph.D. in the STEM areas of research described below. We encourage a diverse community of students.

Bioengineering NIH Training Grants

I. Integrative Bioengineering of Heart, Vessels and Blood, Multiple PI: Andrew McCulloch, Shu Chien, Marcos Intaglietta, Geert Schmid-Schoenbein

Trains engineering, biomedical, and physician scientists for multidisciplinary research on the integrative bioengineering aspects of cardiovascular functions in health and disease.

II. Training in Multi-scale Analysis of Biological Structure and Function, PI Andrew McCullloch Training a new generation of multi-disciplinary scientist with state of the art technology-centered hands-on graduate laboratory course curriculum emphasizing integrative and quantitative analysis across multiple scales of biological organization from molecule to organism in health and disease. Students earn an Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Specialization in Multiscale Biology

III. Predoctoral Training in Translational Musculoskeletal Research. PI Robert Sah Supports outstanding young investigators to conduct research at the intersection of clinical musculoskeletal medicine and surgery and bioengineering science and technology. Each trainee has two mentors, one basic and one clinical. Each trainee takes a group of musculoskeletal graduate courses. Trainees develop interdisciplinary background and research skills, bridging the bench and bedside.

Participating Institution(s):
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University of California, San Diego (Lead)

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Computational Sciences
Medical Sciences
Pharmaceutical Sciences
STEM Fields

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This program is funded by:
National Institute of Health (NIH)

Page last updated 7/18/2016
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