PhD in Oral Biology
Welcome to Ohio State’s Oral Biology PhD Program
The Ohio State University Oral Biology PhD Program is an interdisciplinary program at one of the most comprehensive health sciences center in America, with faculty from the Colleges of Dentistry, Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, as well as other units on campus.
It focuses on the structure, development and function of the tissues of the oral cavity; the interrelationships of these tissues with other organ systems; and the materials used to restore them. As a student you will have the opportunity to participate in outstanding research in such areas as cancer research, the chemical senses, psychoneuroimmunology, microbial pathogenesis, oral infectious disease, biomaterials and molecular genetics.
Graduates of this program will be prepared for research and teaching careers in either a university or non-academic setting.
At a Glance
Degree and training programs: PhD, Dual Degree (DDS/PhD), Dental Clinical Specialty/PhD
Degrees granted: PhD (typical length 5-6 years), DDS/PhD (typical length 7 years)
Number admitted each year: 1-4
Financial support: Stipend of $28,368 per annum and support for most tuition expenses
Application deadline: Jan. 15
Fellowship consideration: Jan. 1
PASS application: no
International students: yes