Center for Biomedical Research

Torry A. Tucker,  PhD Dean
Torry A. Tucker,  PhD Dean

Greetings and welcome to the School of Medical Biological Sciences at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler! As the only academic medical center in Northeast Texas, we are proud to be able to combine clinical care, internationally recognized scientific research, and high-quality student learning opportunities. Our cadre of scientists focuses on acute, chronic and infectious lung diseases, thoracic malignancies, and immunologic problems while continuing to develop new knowledge and therapies to improve human health. We are also involved in training the next generation of scientists through our highly successful Master of Science in Biotechnology graduate program.

The biotechnology program consists of research and teaching faculty with MD and/or PhD degrees performing nationally recognized/funded biomedical research in competitive and relevant fields. All faculty uses a variety of biotechnology techniques in their labs to eagerly teach, guide, challenge, and encourage you. Take advantage of all we have to offer, right here on our beautiful campus.

I invite you to come and be a part of this exciting program, to challenge your potential, and to achieve your career goals!


Torry A. Tucker,  PhD
Dean, School of Medical Biological Sciences

Summer Research & Clinical Externship Program

The Summer Research and Clinical Externship program at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler provides high school and undergraduate college students the opportunity to spend four weeks of the summer learning about biomedical research and clinical professions.