Virtual Visit: The Biomedical Science PhD Program at UConn Health

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Biomed Science PhD program graduate and UConn Health faculty Dr. Vanessa Scanlon: Set Up For Success

Biotech Startup Companies at UConn Health

Faculty Spotlight


Brief videos from the Office of Faculty Affairs highlighting some of our Biomedical Science PhD program faculty

Dr. Wendy Mok

Dr. Marja Hurley

Dr. Irina Bezsonova

Dr. Evan Jellison

Dr. Douglas Oliver

Dr. Archana Sanjay

Dr. Beiyan Zhou

Dr. Jeffrey Hoch

New Off-Campus Housing website

UConn Health does not have on-campus housing available on our campus.  However, the University’s Off-Campus Housing Office has a new section to search for housing in the UConn Health campus area of Farmington and beyond. Visit for more information!

The Roommate Finder section is also active, and is a password protected site where students can log in using their NetID to search for roommates.

Roommate Finder Info

Biomedical Science PhD Program Outcomes:

GSO Contacts


Feel free to reach out to our 2023-24 Graduate Student Organization (GSO) representatives with questions about the program or specific AoCs:

Deepa Anjan Kumar
Vice President: Rachel Gilmore
Treasurer: Hunter Panier
Academic Committee Chair: 
Brenna McAllister
Social Committee Chair: Sai Nivedita Krisnan
Social Media Chair: Perla El Ahmad

AoC Representatives:

Cell Biology:Cindy Li
Genetics and Developmental Biology: Sanjucta Adak
Immunology:Arshmeet Kaur Chawla
Molecular Biology and Biochemistry: Patricia Hare
Neuroscience: Pearl Sutter
Skeletal Biology and Regeneration: Travis Wallace
Systems Biology: Rudradeep Mukherjee

Student Groups


Graduate Student Organization (GSO)

Young Explorers in Science (YES) Program- a student led group providing research and science exposure for high school students within the under-served communities of Connecticut

Beyond the PhD- a student-led group that supporting peer-professional networking and career development in STEM.

MBB Diversity and Inclusion Group: open to all AoC students, this student-led group was founded to be a supportive space to discuss race, diversity, inclusion, and tolerance (contact: Angie DeMarco)

Sustainability at UConn Health Student Interest Group: open to all student on UConn Health campus; this group recognizes our responsibility to address the health impacts of environmental damage and fight the progression of climate change. Our group supports the UConn Health community in its quest to minimize our carbon footprint, both on and off campus.

UCH Graduate School DEI Committee
This committee is comprised of graduate students, postdocs, faculty, and staff in The Graduate School at UConn Health

Blackboard Collaborate Info

Collaborate Overview for Candidates