Clusters and Departments

Biological Sciences Division

The BSD arranges programs in clusters where acceptance into a program means you are accepted into the entire cluster. 

An infographic of the biological science division's organization into clusters and programs

Biomedical Sciences

  • Cancer Biology (follow us on Twitter! @uchicagoccb)
  • Immunology
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Metabolism and Nutrition

Darwinian Sciences

  • Ecology and Evolution
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Integrative Biology

Molecular Biology

  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics
  • Cellular and Molecular Biology
  • Developmental, Regeneration, and Stem Cell Biology
  • Genetics, Genomics, and Systems Biology
  • Human Genetics



  • Biophysics
  • Interdisciplinary MD/PhD Medical Scientist Training Program
  • Medical Physics
  • Public Health Sciences


Physical Sciences Division

The PSD arranges programs into departments without clusters.


Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering

Social Sciences Division


Feel free to reach out to the cluster/department representatives at the Leadership page for more information!