The exhilarating pace of discovery in the Life Sciences and
the complex problems ahead demand new approaches that cut
across traditional disciplines. The interactive and stimulating
environment of Brandeis University fosters thinking "outside
the box", where biophysical and genetic approaches merge with
the tools of biochemistry and molecular biology to investigate
the fundamental processes of life. The graduate programs are
committed to interdisciplinary training, spanning five academic
departments as well as four research centers. Brandeis University
offers the rare combination of an internationally recognized
research university in a small college setting that promotes
close interactions with prestigious faculty. The suburban
campus is just 20 minutes from the bustling academic and biotechnology
centers of Boston and Cambridge.
Brandeis offers the following three Ph.D. granting
programs in the biological sciences: Biochemistry & Biophysics, Molecular and Cell Biology, Neuroscience.
In addition, Brandeis offers the four M.S. programs
listed here: Biotechnology, Genetic Counseling, Molecular and Cell Biology, Neuroscience.
Brandeis undergraduates can choose from majors in
the Life Sciences departments of: Biology, Biochemistry or majors in these interdepartmental programs: Biological