The Interdisciplinary Graduate Program (IGP) in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences is a leading integrative biomedical graduate program, designed to foster diverse creative and analytical thinkers, geared to tackle the quickly evolving world of research and technology. As a union between 11 participating programs, the IGP provides a strong foundation for biomedical dissertation work.
Located in beautiful Nashville TN, Vanderbilt University is a premier research facility that ranks among the top institutions in the country with a unique infrastructure that encourages collaboration.
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Our applications for Fall 2023 are currently in review. Many applications will not result in an offer; some reasons why are discussed here by Stephanie Richards, Assistant Director for Recruitment.
Message from the Director
Welcome to the home page for the Vanderbilt Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences. The IGP offers opportunities for rigorous, high-level training in multiple areas across the general field of biomedicine and builds on Vanderbilt’s collaborative spirit. With world-class faculty and facilities, you will have the ability to do cutting-edge impactful research and also gain insight into the myriad career paths open to Ph.D. graduates.
Enjoy exploring these pages and discover what Vanderbilt IGP has to offer!
-Dr. Barbara Fingleton
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