Student Spotlight

Jennifer Sun, pursuing a PhD in biomedical engineering

I really enjoyed taking Dr. Michael Vahey's Molecular and Cellular Engineering course (and it was his first year teaching it!). I learned so much about vector design, immunotherapy, protein interaction and much more. The course is very informational and practical, without the burden of homework and tests.

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Students in our fully-funded PhD program graduate prepared to solve health care's most pressing problems through research and scholarship. You'll have the opportunity to work closely with department faculty in their labs, as well as scholars at Washington University in St. Louis' No. 6 ranked School of Medicine

We focus on six distinct research areas that best serve society's needs and the expertise of our faculty. 

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Undergraduates in the Department of Biomedical Engineering graduate prepared to enter medical school, advance their studies in graduate school or become leaders in industry. You'll work with medical and engineering faculty in their labs, assisting with projects such as innovative medical imaging and more efficient drug delivery