Graduate School of Biomedical Science and Engineering

The Graduate School of Biomedical Science and Engineering (GSBSE) is a unique University of Maine graduate program in collaboration with other research and academic institutions in Maine including the Jackson Laboratory, the Maine Medical Center Research Institute at the Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory, and the University of New England.

Students from across the nation and the globe are attracted to the innovative programs offered by GSBSE, including the Ph.D. in Biomedical Science and the Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering. From the GSBSE program, students gain invaluable knowledge and experience through cutting-edge research guided by renowned faculty in first-rate facilities.

Research focus areas include Molecular and Cellular Biology, Bioinformatics and Genomics, Toxicology, Neuroscience, and Biomedical Engineering.

See the GSBSE Faculty and Ph.D. Student Handbook (PDF) for program details.

A close-up of hands in blue latex gloves working on a petri dish
A student weighs a powder compound
A student using lab equipment
A student using lab tools for research
A student in a white lab coat and mask reviewing slides