Virtual Visit: The Biomedical Science PhD Program at UConn Health

  • Student looking in a microscope, graduate student organization

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

Program Overview: Dr. Barbara Kream, Associate Dean of The Graduate School


(PowerPoint presentation with voiceover)

Summer 2022-Spring 2023 Lab Rotation Availability
Updated listing of current Biomedical Science faculty who have space to take students to do lab rotations in the upcoming Academic year.

GSO Contacts


Feel free to reach out to our 2021-22 Graduate Student Organization (GSO) representatives with questions about the program or specific AoCs:

Corie Owen
Vice President: Dea Gorka
Academic Committee Chair: Rachel Gilmore
Social Committee Chair: Sarah Palko

AoC Representatives:

Cell Biology: Corie Owen
Genetics and Developmental Biology: Dea Gorka
Immunology: Andrew Harrison
Molecular Biology and Biochemistry: Kirby Madden-Hennessey
Neuroscience: Megan Rouillard
Skeletal Biology and Regeneration: Adam Tanguay
Systems Biology: Milda Stanislauskas

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


Genomics Powerhouse: JAX-GM and UConn Health

JAX-GM Cooperative PhD at UConn Health

Blackboard Collaborate Info

Collaborate Overview for Candidates