The Graduate Biomedical Sciences (GBS) community at UAB encompasses approximately 440 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, an affiliated drug discovery and biotechnology institutes.


UAB is consistently among the top 30 institutions in the US for NIH research funding. It provides its graduate students the flexibility, guidance, resources and training to become highly competitive for outstanding postdoctoral and professional positions.

 UAB offers interdisciplinary training pathways in the Graduate Biomedical Sciences