About the Burnett School

The mission of the Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences (BSBS) is to provide quality undergraduate and graduate programs in the biomedical sciences and build excellent research programs focused on cancer and cardiovascular, neurological, and infectious diseases.  Our faculty are working to take science discoveries from the bench to the bedside.  In addition to conducting cutting edge research in biomedicine with potential application to curing major diseases, the School is committed to helping to develop a technology-based industry in Florida.  Read More...

Women’s History Month features Dr. Roseann White

Published: 03/25/2015

UCF's Center for Success of Women Faculty on Wednesday featured the College of Medicine's Dr. Roseann White as a woman who has helped shape the university. Dr. White is aProfessor... Read More

Dr. Ratna Chakrabarti Featured In Women’s History...

Published: 03/24/2015

UCF's Center for Success of Women Faculty is celebrating March, Woman's History Month, with daily QA profiles of women who have shaped the university. The March 23 feature is Dr.... Read More

Dr. Teter Honored With UCF “Reach For...

Published: 03/20/2015

Dr. Ken Teter was inspired to be a scientist during his freshman year of college when he had the opportunity to research plant biology. That hands-on lab experience “lit a... Read More

Burnett Researchers Earn Grant Trifecta

Published: 03/09/2015

The week of February 23 was a research trifecta for UCF’s Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences as three faculty members received grants for their efforts to treat and cure diseases... Read More

Dr. Davidson Receives Prestigious NIH MERIT Award

Published: 02/27/2015

Dr. Victor Davidson, a professor at the Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences, has been honored with a MERIT Award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for his “distinctly superior”... Read More

Just Published

See what Burnett School Faculty and Researchers have been recently publishing in the world of science and medicine.  These publications are found in high-impact journals and other sources.


Focus Areas

At UCF, biomedical researchers are advancing our understanding of human disease and developing innovative methods of treatment.

Featured Fellowship

The Chatlos Doctoral Fellowship in Biomedical Sciences will be available to the most highly qualified applicants to our PhD program in Biomedical Sciences in the fields of infectious diseases, cancer, cardiovascular diseases or neurodegenerative diseases.

Give to BSBS

Private support is critical to achieving ever higher levels of academic excellence: from the facilities and resources for our faculty and students to the professorships and fellowships needed to recruit the best and brightest minds to our programs.