Dr. Thomas C. Südhof, adjunct professor of neuroscience and former chairman of the department at UT Southwestern, was one of three scientists awarded the 2013 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.
Become a Leader in Biomedical Research and Education
UT Southwestern Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences provides students with unprecedented opportunities to interact with internationally recognized faculty members, use state-of-the-art equipment in advanced labs, and participate in the discovery and transmission of knowledge to solve complex health challenges. Learn More
The goal of the Graduate School is to provide students a foundation for successful careers as leaders in biomedical research and education. Alumni can be found at top research institutions throughout the world.
Graduate School Strengths:
The University of Texas Southwestern Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences is ranked in the top 20 programs in the nation for biological research in 2011, the most recent year evaluated by U.S. News & World Report. The following programs are ranked among the top in the nation:
- 9th Immunology
- 10th Genetics & Development / Cancer Biology
- 11th Biological Chemistry / Molecular Biophysics
UT Southwestern is ranked in the top 25 institutions by The Scientist's 2013 Best Places to Work Postdocs survey due to our recognition of postdoctoral researchers as valued members of our scientific community.