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Molecular Biophysics and Structural Biology

12 months
47104 USD/year
47104 USD/year
29396 USD/year
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The Molecular Biophysics and Structural Biology at University of Pittsburgh is an exciting interdisciplinary research field at the intersection of physics, chemistry, biology and medicine.


About Molecular Biophysics and Structural Biology at University of Pittsburgh

The Molecular Biophysics & Structural Biology (MBSB) PhD Graduate Program is an adventure that brings together faculty across the Dietrich School of Arts & Sciences and the School of Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh as well as faculty of various departments at Carnegie Mellon University. It aims to provide a fertile and collaborative research and learning experience to its students, and has allowed current and previous students to explore a range of fascinating research topics.

Research conducted by faculty of the graduate program covers a diverse range of topics in Molecular Biophysics and Structural Biology. Areas of study are focused on understanding fundamental principles involved in reactions and interactions in biological systems.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • NMR spectroscopy
  • X-ray crystallography
  • cryo electron microscopy
  • atomic force microscopy
  • mass spectrometry

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
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  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A statement of purpose that addresses your specific interests and/or expertise in Molecular Biophysics and/or Structural Biology. Please indicate as specifically as possible the area of research you wish to pursue.
  • A minimum of three letters of recommendation from persons with a detailed knowledge of the student’s research and/or academic background and potential for independent research.  At least one letter must be from a research mentor/advisor of your current undergraduate or graduate program.
  • Transcripts for all college-level institutions attended.
  • Applicants who are citizens of countries where English is not the official language (and the Province of Quebec in Canada) are required to submit evidence of English language proficiency
  • The application fee is $50.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    47104 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 47104 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    47104 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 47104 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    29396 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29396 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Pittsburgh

1148 - 1944 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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