Cancer Biology Graduate Interdisciplinary Program

Welcome to the Cancer Biology Graduate Interdisciplinary Program at The University of Arizona. Cancer Biology is the comparative study of the biology of normal and cancerous cells and tissues. The discipline includes the study of normal and tumor cell biology and biochemistry, cancer etiology, and biological rationale for cancer therapy and prevention. Research conducted by students in Cancer Biology Graduate Interdisciplinary Program may be focused in specialized areas such as biochemistry, genetics, molecular and cellular biology, pharmacology or microbiology.First year students are supported by the Arizona Biological and Biomedical Sciences Program. In subsequent years, Cancer Biology GIDP students are supported through funds provided by their major professors, training grants or fellowships. A MS degree is not offered in this program.

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