Because there are no sharp divisions in biological science, there is a certain amount of structured overlap in the areas of interest of individuals graduate groups, and many of the 650 BGS faculty members belong to more than one graduate group. This arrangement allows the student to examine a given area of biomedical science from multiple viewpoints.
The BGS training faculty includes scientists from seven schools of the University of Pennsylvania:
Faculty from several distinguished research institutions with close ties to Penn are also represented in BGS, including:
Information about individual faculty members' research is available by graduate group:
Whether you are looking for a new research area, or exploring further study in an area you have experience, you can find faculty members using the search form. You may search for faculty throughout BGS by name, keyword, and/or graduate program.