Pursue an M.S. or Ph.D. degree
Graduate students may pursue M.S. or Ph.D. degrees on a vast array of research topics in the Department of Biomedical Sciences through interdepartmental graduate programs in Biological Sciences and Molecular and Cellular Biology.
The interests of Biomedical Sciences faculty encompass a range of research themes in biomedical sciences. These diverse faculty interests are organized into three broad focus groups: Ecology and Evolutionary Biology; Physiology and Neuroscience; and Cell, Development and Microbiology.
Medical students interested in research may pursue a summer experience through the Research and Scholarly Advancement Fellowship (RSAF) and other long-term opportunities through the Office of Advanced Studies. Research opportunities are available for third- and fourth-year medical students.
The Department of Biomedical Sciences supports several state-of-the-art research facilities in the Life Sciences Building, Konneker Research Center, Biochemistry Research Facility, Irvine Hall, and the new Academic and Research Center.
In-house research infrastructure includes transmission and scanning electron microscope suites, quantitative microscopy that includes laser-scanning confocal capabilities, the Ohio University (OU) Genomics, OU microCT, NMR and mass spectrophotometry facilities, AAALC-accredited animal holding facilities, comparative biomechanics and fossil preparation laboratories and numerous comparative botanical, zoological and paleontology collections.