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The MGDB program brings together over 45 faculty members from both basic and applied sciences. This includes researchers from the School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Magee-Womens Research Institute and Biological Sciences. MGDB research is at the cutting edge of many emerging fields, including developmental and reproductive biology, stem cell biology, proteomics, computational biology and genomics.

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The MGDB Graduate students are afforded the opportunity to work in strong and diverse research programs throughout the University’s School of Medicine. Interdisciplinary programs offer graduate training that cuts across disciplinary boundaries and prepares future scientist for the rapidly changing pace of modern biomedical science.

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The graduate faculty of the MGDB program are proud of the men and women who have become accomplished scientists as a result of their research and studies at Pitt. Congratulations to all those who have graduated and have pursued endeavors in research, industry, or teaching.

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