Message from the Dean
SUNY Upstate Medical University has a strong base of scientific researchers and a significant clinical setting, which provides students with an outstanding environment to learn and grow into strong independent scientists.
As a graduate student, you can receive outstanding training in a choice of six different program areas that cover a wide range of basic and translational research. Strengths of the university include: cancer biology; infectious disease; proteomics and genomics; neuroscience; stem cell biology; diabetes; metabolic and cardiovascular disorders structural biology and systems biology.
We provide a first-rate education from mentors dedicated to your intellectual growth and career development. Our faculty researchers continue to capture major grants to support their work, which means a variety of well-funded laboratories to choose from when you select your thesis lab.
Upstate continues to grow; we are expanding and upgrading our substantial research space, including the Upstate Cancer Center and a new addition to the Institute for Human Performance dedicated to neuroscience research. We have recently built the Central New York Biotech Accelerator, a bio-incubator for homegrown start-up companies.
All of this takes place at Upstate Medical University, located in a beautiful part of the country. Central New York offers a reasonable cost of living, with cultural and recreational attractions essential to a well-rounded life.
Mark E. Schmitt, PhD
Dean, College of Graduate Studies
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