ABOUT THE PROGRAM
Our faculty provide graduate students the didactic training, problem solving, communication,
and professional skills necessary to become future leaders in research and education.
Our research addresses diseases leading to significant human morbidity and mortality including
hypertension, diabetes, obesity, and stroke.
Your skills will be developed through state-of-the-art translational laboratory research in a
broad spectrum of experimental systems from molecules to whole body physiology and
You will be trained as independent, creative, and productive scholars, and prepared for successful careers
spanning academia, government, industry and beyond
Our environment is collaborative, innovative, supportive, and intellectually stimulating!
MEET THE PROGRAM DIRECTORS
Daria Ilatovskaya, PhD
"Physiology is at the forefront of answering any and every question facing us along
the journey to understand health and disease. Physiology Faculty collegially guide
and support our trainees to ensure their success - we offer a very collaborative scientific
environment, and plenty of opportunities for professional service and career growth.
Join us and see for yourself!
Yisang Yoon, PhD
"Graduate school is where you build your work ethic and sow the seeds for your future
career, which I would say requires 'Intelligent Perseverance.' Our Physiology program
fosters an environment for students to develop independent thinking skills and to
prepare them well for their next career stage.