Interdisciplinary PhD program in Structural and Computational Biology and Quantitative Biosciences


The graduate students in the Biophysics Graduate Degree Program are part of a friendly, diverse, inclusive, and collaborative group. They come from all over the world and form lifelong friendships and develop research collaborations as part of our community on campus.

Professional Development

  • Invited speaker panels representing science careers
  • Tours of local biotech companies
  • Participation in organizations on campus including the Badger Business Solutions
  • Science Outreach, such as the Wisconsin Science Festival

Social and Community

  • Biophysics Colloquium
  • Biophysics Student Retreat
  • Biophysics Seminar
  • Recruitment/interview weekend for future students

Representation on the Biophysics Steering Committee

  • Miranda Mecha, a student in Silvia Cavagnero’s lab
  • Kevin Lauterjung, a student in Megan McClean’s lab