Research Opportunities

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As an MSTP student at the University of Minnesota, you will be able to pursue a broad range of biomedical research opportunities in any of the following graduate programs.

Many faculty research preceptors hold appointments in multiple graduate programs, which will provide you with additional flexibility in selecting the graduate program that meets your needs. Descriptions of faculty research activities can be found under the Related content section of this page.

In addition to the individual Graduate Programs, the University of Minnesota has many centers and institutes that focus on specific disciplines or diseases. The vast majority of MSTP faculty preceptors are members of one or more centers and/or institutes, which will provide you access to additional collaborative resources and support during your research training.


Research Centers and Institutes

MSTP students can find research opportunities with the following centers and institutes:


Translational research

Genetics and development