Tumor Biology Program

The Department of Oncology is home to the Interdisciplinary Program in Tumor Biology. The TBio Program provides doctoral and masters students with an excellent environment and interdisciplinary training for a career in cancer biology research.

Our program brings together about 60 faculty members from Basic Science and Clinical Departments, as well as the Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center. A combination of formal courses, seminars and ongoing collaborative research projects bring together faculty and trainees in a unified doctoral program committed to providing quality education in cancer biology, prevention and therapy.

Funding for the program, in the form of graduate student stipends and tuition remission, is provided by a National Institutes of Health institutional training grant. The primary consideration for acceptance into the Tumor Biology Training Program is the student's potential for highest quality research and academic scholarship, evaluated by both formal criteria and a personal interview.

The Program offers an MSPhD, and MD/PhD, as well as post-doctoral fellowships. Visit the TBio homepage to learn more.

Additional Training at Lombardi

There are many additional educational opportunities at the Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center. Visit the Education homepage to learn more.