Dec 05, 2023  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program in Biology, Biomedicine, and Chemistry, PhD

Program Coordinator: Ariane Peralta (HSC S-301B; 252-328-2712;

Contacts by concentration:

  • Biology: John Stiller (S-301A Howell Science Complex; 252-328-2738;
  • Biomedicine: Li Yang (3E127 Brody School of Medicine; 252-744-3419;
  • Chemistry: Eli Hvastkovs (SZ512 Science and Technology Building; 252-328-9767;

The Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program in Biology, Biomedicine, and Chemistry, PhD brings together students and faculty from multiple disciplines to study a broad variety of interesting biological phenomena. The interdisciplinary program is 77-84 s.h., including 11-12 s.h. from the general and molecular/cellular core curricula, at least 48 s.h. from the research core and at least 18 s.h. from a specific concentration. The concentrations are: biology; biomedicine; and chemistry. Other appropriate graduate-level courses may be added by agreement of the research advisor, graduate program director, and the doctoral advisory committee. A complete listing of courses for each concentration, and additional program information, is available at the program website (