If you are interested in pursuing graduate level education, the UC College of Medicine offers many programs relevant to future careers in cancer research. For a full list of graduate programs and admission information, visit med.uc.edu.
Training Program in Cancer Therapeutics
Based in the UC College of Medicine Department of Cancer Biology, Training Program in Cancer Therapeutics supports postdoctoral and graduate student training program that offers trainees the benefit of faculty mentorship from basic researchers and clinician-scientists, career development opportunities and practical learning experiences with mentors in over 12 departments across the UC College of Medicine and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. Learn more by contacting Susan Waltz at Susan.Waltz@uc.edu or click here.
This is an interdepartmental program with expertise in many critical areas of modern cancer and cell biology. The program involves more than 75 researchers and clinicians from 12 departments in the UC College of Medicine and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and is administered from the UC Department of Cancer and Cell Biology. Faculty selected to join the program are recognized leaders in their field and provide excellence and dedication in graduate training. For more information, visit cellbiology.uc.edu.
Based in the department of environmental health, this graduate program emphasizes genetic and molecular mechanisms underlying environmentally related diseases. Faculty use a wide range of approaches to elucidate the mechanisms that control cellular and molecular processes relevant to environmentally induced diseases, including carcinogenesis. For more information, visit eh.uc.edu/graduate.
Based at Cincinnati Children’s Research Foundation, this doctoral program offers many unique opportunities in clinical and basic research, including developmental biology, neuroscience, reproductive biology, teratology, stem cell biology and cancer. To learn more, visit cincinnatichildrens.org.
Our two-year master’s degree program provides a full component emphasizing radiation oncology and medical imaging. The program provides exposure to diagnostic radiology, radiation therapy, nuclear medicine, radiobiology and radiation safety. Graduates are placed as radiological/medical physicists in medical centers, hospital-based radiology/radiation oncology departments or private radiation therapy centers. Individuals with undergraduate degrees in physics or physical science are encouraged to apply. To learn more, call (513) 584-9092.
Molecular Genetics, Biochemistry and Microbiology
The molecular genetics graduate program offers a diverse set of educational and research training experiences that directly impact human biology and disease, with focus areas in cancer biology and developmental genetics; genetics and biochemistry of cardiovascular and metabolic disease; microbiology and pathogenic mechanisms; and structural biology. For more information, visit http://molgen.uc.edu/graduate/doctorate.aspx.