Department of Biomedical Sciences

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excellence in research | advancement of learning

INTERIM DEPARTMENT HEAD GEORGE TRACHTE, PHD

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Our department supports the broader mission of the Duluth campus with a focus on health issues relevant to rural and Native American communities. We are committed to fostering excellence in research and the advancement of learning and knowledge through scholarship; to deliver the basic science curriculum for medical, graduate and undergraduate students.

  • 40+ YEARS TRAINING RURAL & NATIVE AMERICAN PHYSICIANS
  • 28 FACULTY
  • 5 EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS
  • $2M TOTAL ANNUAL FUNDING
Biomedical Research

EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

Providing educational opportunities for medical, graduate and undergraduate students, clinical and postdoctoral fellows, as well as the larger academic community, through laboratory training and courses in biomedical sciences.

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RESEARCH

Our researchers explore the molecular and cellular mechanisms underlying human disease. Students and postdoctoral fellows on the Duluth campus have close proximity to faculty, providing rapid access to research opportunities.

Biomedical Programs

COMMUNITY-FOCUSED PROGRAMS

Engaging in community-based programs with a focus on health issues relevant to rural and Native American communities.