About GBS

The Graduate Biomedical Sciences (GBS) community at UAB encompasses approximately 420 graduate students and 350 faculty. They participate in multiple interdisciplinary thematic programs that integrate more than 25 departments and 20 research Centers in the School of Medicine, partner Schools throughout the university and Southern Research and HudsonAlpha,  affiliated drug discovery and biotechnology institutes.

Please note:  to apply for a position with the Hughes Med-Grad program, you must first be accepted by GBS into one of the eight themes.  For more information regarding the eight biomedical sciences research themes and the process for applying, click here to visit the GBS website.