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...

Scientific Diversity Highlights Graduate Research Symposium

Published: 05/12/2016

A dozen graduate student scientists presented their research addressing health conditions from tuberculosis to heart disease May 5 at the Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences 11th Annual Graduate Research Symposium.... Read More

Dr. Andrews Honored Among “Women Who Mean...

Published: 05/02/2016

Dr. Anya Andrews, an associate professor and director of research initiatives at the College of Medicine, was honored April 29 in the Orlando Business Journal’s 2016 list of “Women Who... Read More

247 Burnett School Students Set To Graduate...

Published: 05/02/2016

Almost 8,000 students – including 233 undergraduates and 14 graduate students from the College of Medicine’s Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences – are expected to graduate from UCF during six... Read More

Drs. Cole, Self Named To UCF Scroll...

Published: 04/18/2016

College of Medicine faculty members Alexander Cole and William Self are 2016 inductees into UCF’s Scroll & Quill Society, which recognizes educators whose outstanding and sustained achievements have brought national... Read More

Burnett Faculty, Undergrad Honored At Founders’ Day

Published: 04/06/2016

Faculty members Annette Khaled and Mollie Jewett and Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences senior Getasha Doobay were honored for their academic and research excellence at UCF’s annual Founders’ Day celebration... 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.


Research Divisions

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.