Biological & Biomedical Sciences (BBS) PhD Program
Known for its academic excellence and leadership in the life sciences, the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine is host to premiere graduate education programs:
- The BBS Program: awards PhDs to scholars engaged in biological and biomedical research
- The Combined Degree Program: awards both a DVM and PhD degree
As a leading research institution, Cornell prides itself on the quality and diversity of its 1000+ faculty members. Cornell’s scientists, researchers and professors from across the globe have come together to conduct research on cancer, cardiovascular biology, epidemiology, infection and immunity, genetics and genomics, neuroscience and reproductive biology, among other health-related and biomedical sciences.
Housed in the heart of biomedical research on the Cornell-Ithaca campus in the College of Veterinary Medicine, our graduate study programs take advantage of outstanding research facilities, the vibrant Cornell undergraduate campus and strong links to the Weill Cornell Medical College campuses in New York City and Qatar. See what takes place inside Cornell's cutting-edge facilities.
The Veterinary Medical Center includes four floors of superbly equipped research laboratories, shared equipment areas, conference rooms, faculty offices, and administrative support space. The Veterinary Research Tower encloses nine floors of similarly defined space. In addition, the Baker Institute for Animal Health houses dedicated faculty and staff who also study infectious diseases, immunology, genetics, and reproduction. Cornell researchers have access to a variety of state-of-the-art specialized core facilities across campus. Take a look at recently funded research at Cornell University.