Graduate Program

The Department of Biological Structure recruits students through interdisciplinary Ph.D.  programs at the University of Washington.  Faculty of the Department of Biological Structure are affiliated with one or more of these programs that provide high quality training in a wide range of scientific research areas. These multidisciplinary programs include faculty from the departments of  Biochemistry, Bioengineering, Biological Structure, Biology, Environmental Health, Genome Sciences, Immunology, Microbiology,  Oceanography, Pathology, Pharmacology, Physiology and Biophysics as well as research groups in the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.

You can browse these sites for each Interdisciplinary Ph.D. program to see which fits your interests:

International Applicants

An international applicant is anyone who is NOT a United States Citizen or Permanent Resident.  If you fit this definition, please click here for important information about admission and application requirements.  You should be aware that the Department of Biological Structure is unable to offer financial assistance to international students.  For international student admissions, please refer to the requirements of the Graduate School and of the particular interdisciplinary program to which you would apply.

Please contact Tracy Cranick, the appointed Graduate Program Coordinator for the Department of Biological Structure.  Email  at cranick@u.washington.edu or by telephone (206) 543-5566.