University of Wisconsin–Madison

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Biophysics

413 Bock Laboratories, Robert M
1525 Linden Dr
Madison WI 53706
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Program contact: Allison Lynch
Phone: 608-262-3203
Fax: 608-262-4570
Email: biophysics@bocklabs.wisc.edu

Face-to-Face Evening/weekend1 Online2 Hybrid3 Accelerated4 Add'l assistantship and/or enrollment policy5
Admitting Degree(s):
PhD

About the Biophysics Program

The Ph.D. degree in Biophysics is an interdepartmental program under the supervision of the Biophysics program committee. The Biophysics major is intended for those who wish to emphasize physical principles and methods in solving biological problems. Graduate students in the UW-Madison Biophysics Program pursue a wide range of research topics which match their interests and which provide for advanced research opportunities and training.

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Additional Policy

Fall semester enrollment only. First semester, program-sponsored lab rotations lead to thesis lab selection and research assistantship through the thesis advisor.

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1 These programs are offered in an evening and/or weekend format to accommodate working schedules. Enjoy the advantages of on-campus courses and personal connections, while keeping your day job. For more information about the meeting schedule of a specific program, contact the program.

2 These programs are offered primarily online. Many available online programs can be completed almost entirely online with all online programs offering at least 50 percent or more of the program work online. Some online programs have an on-campus component that is often designed to accommodate working schedules. Take advantage of the convenience of online learning while participating in a rich, interactive learning environment. For more information about the online nature of a specific program, contact the program.

3 These programs have innovative curricula that combine on-campus and online formats. Most hybrid programs are completed on-campus with a partial or completely online semester. For more information about the hybrid schedule of a specific program, contact the program.

4 These on-campus programs are offered in an accelerated format that allows you to complete your program in a condensed time-frame. Enjoy the advantages of on-campus courses with minimal disruption to your career. For more information about the accelerated nature of a specific program, contact the program.

5 Students in most on-campus graduate programs are eligible for assistantships. Please look carefully at the additional policies listed above for more information about the specific assistantship and enrollment policies for the program. Contact the program with any questions.