The Undergraduate Program in Biology & Medicine (UPBM)


At the University of Rochester, our undergraduate biology students are part of the Undergraduate Program in Biology and Medicine (UPBM). The program is a collaborative effort between the College of Arts and Sciences and the School of Medicine and Dentistry.

By combining resources and faculty, the program enables undergraduate biology students to experience the best education from both schools. Together, they provide students with:

As a result, the department continues to grow and expand. In fact, nearly half of incoming freshmen take biology classes and nearly 80 undergraduate students each year participate in independent research projects.

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