Graduate Education in Medical Sciences

GEMS is the PhD granting program for the UI College of Medicine. GEMS has more than 120 faculty members at UIC and has trained more than 350 students since its start in 2004. Faculty members and scientific areas of training are organized within the GEMS umbrella via six Research Concentrations (Cancer BiologyCell Biology and Regenerative MedicineIntegrative and Translational PhysiologyMicrobiology Immunity and InflammationMolecular and Structural Biology, and Neurobiology). GEMS works with the Office of Graduate Diversity Programs and the Bridge to the Doctorate Program to cultivate opportunities for diverse groups of students. Students from all backgrounds with records of exceptional achievement are encouraged to apply. UIC does not discriminate on the basis of nationality, race, socioeconomic status, sex, sexual orientation, or disability. 

Biomedical Sciences: