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...

Dr. Fernandez-Valle Selected for ELAM Fellowship

Published: 05/29/2015

Dr. Cristina Fernandez-Valle, a professor in the college’s Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences, has been selected to the prestigious Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine® (ELAM) program for... Read More

Science Behind Wine And Olive Oil Draws...

Published: 05/18/2015

What kind of wine should you drink and how much should you consume to reap the health benefits? That’s just one of the questions Dr. Sampath Parthasarathy, the College of... Read More

Burnett Students Sweep Forum Competition

Published: 05/18/2015

Ph.D. student Swaran Nandini sees scientific research as her way “to give back to my community,” just as her parents give back as M.D.s. That spirit, and her work in... Read More

Burnett Students Honored At Research Symposium

Published: 05/14/2015

Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences students and faculty closed out the 2014-15 school year with a day of creative discussion and scientific learning at the 10th annual Graduate Research Symposium... Read More

Record Number Of Burnett Students Graduate Saturday

Published: 05/04/2015

A record number of students – 273 undergraduates and 13 earning Masters and Ph.D. degrees – graduate Saturday from the College of Medicine’s Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences. Undergraduate degrees... 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.