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…

Burnett School Welcomes 37 New Grad Students

Published: 08/15/2014

The Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences welcomed 37 new graduate students this week who are starting masters and Ph.D. programs — from as far away as India as well as... Read More

Welcome Event For New Burnett Grad Students,...

Published: 08/11/2014

New Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences graduate students will kick off the school year Thursday, August 14 with an official welcome and meet-and-greets with faculty and new Burnett school Director... Read More

Diversity Speaker Explores How Mentoring Breeds Inclusion

Published: 08/11/2014

Going into the fourth of six Diversity Lunch and Learn Sessions, faculty, staff and students at the UCF College of Medicine have explored topics like sexual orientation, generational differences and... 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.