Ph.D. On Campus

Physiology and Biophysics

University of Miami

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The Graduate Program in Physiology and Biophysics at University of Miami is an interdepartmental Ph.D. program that trains highly qualified students for successful careers in research, teaching and industry. 


All students in the Physiology and Biophysics program from University of Miami are supported by stipends and tuition waivers throughout their graduate training. A high faculty to student ratio assures that each student receives individualized help from the faculty together with access to the latest scientific instrumentation.

Key Features 

  • Student training is enhanced by research seminars and student-oriented discussions presented by world-renowned visiting scientists, as well as by participation in research seminars and research discussion groups. 
  • We seek to provide a congenial and supportive environment in which each student develops to the fullest their abilities to reason critically, design and conduct incisive experiments, and communicate research results effectively in both written and oral formats.

Programme Structure

Our graduate program is a research program with specialties covering all levels of physiology and biophysics including:

  • Ion channels and transporters
  • Molecular structure and modelling
  • Electrophysiology/Neurophysiology
  • Sensory Mechanisms
  • Signal Transduction
  • Neuroimmunology
  • Muscle Physiology

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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

Living costs for Miami

1508 - 2603 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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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