PIBS Admissions

Apply to PIBS for 2017!


Program in Biomedical Sciences

The University of Michigan Program in Biomedical Sciences (PIBS) invites you to explore your passion for science through our interdisciplinary gateway program, which coordinates admissions and first-year graduate studies for 14 doctoral programs with 500+ faculty laboratories.  PIBS offers you the flexibility and convenience of applying to any of our programs through one application.

Contact Us

PIBS Office:

(734) 647-7005 or pibs@umich.edu

Associate Dean for Office of Graduate & Postdoctoral Fellows:

Mary O'Riordan, (734) 615-4289 or oriordan@umich.edu

PIBS Director:

Scott Barolo, (734) 764-7295 or sbarolo@umich.edu

Admissions Director:

Jim Musgrave (734) 615-1581 or jdmusg@umich.edu

Student Success Coordinator:

Michelle DiMondo, (734) 647-5773 or mdimondo@umich.edu


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Application Overview: How to apply →
Application FAQs: Answers for prospective students →
About PIBS: Explore the program →
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Mary O'Riordan


 With the tremendous array of new technologies and approaches available today, this is a wonderful time to be starting on your own journey of scientific discovery!  I hope that you consider our program at the University of Michigan for your graduate education, and that I can soon welcome you to our community of scholars.

Mary O'Riordan

Associate Dean of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies