PhD Training Areas (Basic Science)

The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences provides cutting-edge education in nine multi-disciplinary training areas (MTAs), leading to a PhD degree in biomedical sciences or neuroscience. We are located in uptown Manhattan, and draw from the energy and innovation of the city to re-imagine the training of the elite biomedical scientists of tomorrow.

Cancer Biology <br> (CAB)

We combine research into the mechanisms and treatment of cancer with a curriculum that emphasizes a broad approach to cancer biology.  Learn more

Developmental and Stem Cell Biology (DSCB)

Students work with model organisms and stem cells to explore fundamental developmental questions and their impact on biomedicine.  Learn more

Design Technology and Entrepreneurship (DTE)

C-TIE works with faculty from across Mount Sinai, solving problems through biology, engineering, design, economics, and other disciplines.  Learn more

Genetics and Genomic Sciences (GGS)

Our students use genetic, genomic, and computational approaches to explore biomedical problems through multiscale approaches.  Learn more

Immunology <br> (IMM)

We provide students with the intellectual and technical skills required to become outstanding scientists in the field of immunology.  Learn more

Microbiology<br>(MIC)

We explore broad aspects of microbiology including virology, autoimmunity, gene therapy, cancer immunology, and vaccine development.  Learn more

Neuroscience<br>(NEU)

We provide advanced training in Systems Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Neurobiology, and Behavioral Neuroscience.  Learn more

Systems Biology of Disease and Therapeutics (SBDT)

Our students explore the pathophysiology of human diseases and how key pathways can be targeted for therapeutic purposes.  Learn more

Structural/Chemical Biology and Molecular Design (SMD)

We use structural and chemical biology to develop new compounds as powerful tools to manipulate biological systems with precision. ‚Äč  Learn more