Students seeking an M.S. or Ph.D. degree in core areas of animal and human health can do so through the UW School of Veterinary Medicine’s Comparative Biomedical Sciences (CBMS) Graduate Program. This highly ranked program integrates faculty from a wide variety of departments throughout the school and the UW-Madison campus and offers a unique research training experience for its students.
The program’s areas of focus include the following:
||Pharmacology and toxicology
|Molecular and cellular biology
Nearly 100 faculty serve as trainers in the program. They are housed in the school’s four academic departments as well as a diverse number of University of Wisconsin-Madison departments.
With these internationally recognized professors and an integrative structure, the program provides outstanding and unique research opportunities for students. In addition, UW-Madison is consistently ranked as one of the best 10 graduate institutions in the nation, so the CBMS graduate program draw its strength from the superb research and teaching of its faculty as well as the outstanding reputation of the UW-Madison campus.
Approximately 60 students, most of whom are Ph.D. candidates, are currently enrolled in the CBMS graduate program. Research strategies and academic curricula are tailored to the specific needs of each individual student. Graduates from the program are highly successful in the biotechnology industry and at top-ranked research institutions in the United States and abroad.
The program is administered by the school’s Department of Pathobiological Sciences and the UW-Madison Graduate School.