Over 40 years of successful Ph.D. students: Be part of the next generation


WELCOme to the Interdisciplinary PhD Program in Genetics at the University of Iowa!

PROSPECTIVE APPLICANTS: Are you interested in applying to the Genetics Program at the University of Iowa?  You can chat with students and faculty on Tuesday October 6, 2015 at the BioMed Virtual Grad School Fair (click here for details!)

Mission: To train students in the frontiers of Genetics research and develop leaders that meet the upcoming challenges in the field of Genetics.

History: The Interdisciplinary PhD Program in Genetics was established over 40 years ago. The program has been supported for the last 30 years by a NIH predoctoral training grant.

Faculty: The program includes over 60 faculty from 18 departments in four colleges at the University of Iowa studying all fields of modern Genetics.

Students: Currently 50 PhD students, enrolled in the standard track in Genetics, and the Computational Genetics subtrack.

Curriculum: Developing independent critical thinking skills, research excellence and productivity, collaboration, and scientific integrity.

Message from Dan Eberl, the Director of the Interdisciplinary PhD Program in Genetics