Molecular Physiology and Biophysics

The University of Iowa

Ph.D. On Campus
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Students interested in doctoral studies in Molecular Physiology and Biophysics at The University of Iowa should apply under the umbrella program in Biomedical Science (select molecular physiology and biophysics subprogram). 


At The University of Iowa, the Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics participates in interdisciplinary graduate programs, including the Medical Scientist Training Program, a combined M.D./Ph.D. program offered by the Graduate College and the Carver College of Medicine, and it provides instruction in molecular physiology and biophysics for M.D., D.D.S., and other health professions students. 

The department also conducts a co-op exchange, a vigorous training program that gives undergraduate students the opportunity to develop as independent researchers in preparation for graduate studies.


  • Two floors of the Bowen Science Building are devoted to research and teaching in the Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics. 
  • Department faculty members also occupy laboratory facilities in the Medical Education Research Facility, Pappajohn Biomedical Discovery Building, and the Carver Biomedical Research Building. 

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Research, Independent Study
  • Graduate Physiology
  • Medical Physiology Online
  • Advanced Physiology Online
  • Neuromuscular Diseases: Case-Based Seminar
  • Steroid Receptor Signaling

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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Tuition Fee


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Molecular Physiology and Biophysics
The University of Iowa


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