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Graduate Studies in Biomedical and Veterinary Sciences

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An interdisciplinary approach to research

Offered within a single, multidisciplinary Biomedical and Veterinary Sciences (BMVS) graduate program, the M.S. and Ph.D. curricula prepare students to be scholars and researchers who will advance veterinary and biomedical knowledge to benefit animal and human health.

Program Highlights

Our programs of study — courses, laboratory and field research, clinical experience, and teaching opportunities — are flexible and tailored to meet individual students' needs, depending on academic background, professional experience, and career goals. The college prides itself on its high quality of student mentoring, advising, and support services.

bmvs-informational-flyer.pdf Information about the BMVS program
  • Multiple research tracks available

  • Annual Research Symposium

  • Required grant-writing and ethics course

  • Weekly seminar series

  • Coursework in current research technologies

  • Graduate teaching assistant opportunities

  • Active student program association

  • Recent graduates secured positions in academia, industry, and government

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    2023 Research Symposium

    Our 32nd Annual Research Symposium will be held on Tuesday, March 14, 2023 with events from 7:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. Please view the full schedule below. The event showcases graduate student research and will feature keynote speakers Dr. Melinda Beck, interim chair of the Department of Nutrition at the Gillings School of Global Public Health, and Dr. LeeAnn Bailey, Chief of the Integrated Networks Branch of the NCI’s CRCHD.

2020 RGS Annual Report