The Wellman Center for Photomedicine is the world's largest research institute devoted to the study of photobiology and photomedicine. The Center offers exciting opportunities for graduate students in the biological sciences, physical sciences and engineering to conduct thesis research in a multidisciplinary environment.
Wellman research areas include photosensitization, photodynamic therapy, biophysics, optical technologies, photochemistry, photobiology and molecular genetics. Research projects span the spectrum from basic biological research, the development of cutting edge technologies, and early stage clinical studies. Prospective trainees are referred to the research interests of current faculty in this website.
Interested students with independent funding or assured mentor support may apply for a training position anytime by direct contact with Wellman faculty. Each year the Wellman Center offers a limited number of training research assistantships for students requiring supplemental financial support. Participation in the Wellman Research Assistantship program requires a formal application. Please review the Wellman Research Assistantship Application Process.
Prior to submitting an application students should contact:
Ms. Susan Weeks
Wellman Center for Photomedicine