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...

Coloring Mosquitoes To Identify Those Carrying Infectious...

Published: 11/17/2015

A UCF College of Medicine researcher has designed a new mosquito surveillance tool that attracts the insects, diagnoses those carrying disease and turns them a different color as a warning... Read More

Dr. Michael Makowski Receives Medical School’s Professional...

Published: 11/06/2015

This year the UCF Alumni Association and College of Medicine selected Dr. Michael Makowski for the Professional Achievement Award presented at the 2015 Black & Gold Gala on Oct. 22. The... Read More

Annual Staff Awards Honor Excellence

Published: 11/02/2015

Staff members at the UCF College of Medicine – called the “glue that holds us together” by Vice President for Medical Affairs and Dean Dr. Deborah German – were honored... Read More

Med School Goes Pink

Published: 11/02/2015

The College of Medicine went pink October 26 to support breast cancer survivors and research a disease that hits one of eight women. The effort was the idea of the... Read More

Inflammation And Health Conference Features Worldwide Experts

Published: 10/19/2015

How does the body’s inflammatory response – used to fight infection and heal wounds – become an enemy that causes chronic diseases like cancer, diabetes and obesity? That was the... 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.