Welcome to Quantitative and Chemical Biology at Vanderbilt

Quantitative and Chemical Biology is a PhD track, multidisciplinary program introducing elements of biology to students who wish to pursue a doctoral degree at the interface of the chemical, physical, and biological sciences. The curriculum prepares students for research careers in any area of biomedical research. Many students choose to work in interdisciplinary fields such as chemical biology, structural biology, imaging sciences, molecular and cellular biophysics, or systems biology. Participating programs and departments include Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Cancer Biology, Cell & Developmental Biology, Cellular and Molecular Pathology, Chemical & Physical Biology, Chemistry, Human Genetics, Mathematics, Microbiology & Immunology, Molecular Physiology & Biophysics, Neuroscience, Pharmacology, and Physics.
Previous didactic training in the biological sciences is not required for entry into the QCB program.