Structural Biology and Biophysics
Training Program (SBB-TP)

The Structural Biology and Biophysics Training Program emphasizes quantitative methods and equips students to study cell and protein structure and function using state-of-the-art instrumentation and computing. SBB-TP spans research areas from several of Case’s departments and centers: Departments of Biochemistry, Pharmacology, and Physiology & Biophysics and the Center of Proteomics and Bioinformatics. The program is open to students with a Bachelor's or Master's degree in physics, chemistry, engineering, computer sciences, mathematics or related sciences and a keen interest in biomedical research.

Qualified students receive a full tuition waiver, a stipend ($29,500 per year), and health benefits during the full duration of their studies. Students can enter this training program by admission to the Interdepartmental Structural Biology and Biophysics Training Program.

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Benefits of SBB-TP

  • access to outstanding research programs in the areas of protein and cellular structural biology/biophysics
  • interdisciplinary environment with outstanding facilities & high end instrumentation
  • research groups from different departments and many specialties: a huge knowledge base
  • top scientists in research areas related to human diseases
  • large variety of labs available for rotation and thesis work
  • collaborative nature between faculty and students
  • flexible curriculum
  • small program providing individual attention and training
  • very focused program, goal and success oriented


Problems in macromolecular design require a many-faceted, concerted approach that covers a broad range of disciplines, and SBB-TP has some of the top faculty in the world working on every facet.

Sahil Gulati
Sahil Gulati

I chose the SBB-TP program because everyone was interested in helping me succeed and reach my goals, while challenging me academically.

Sahil Gulati
Neetu M. Gulati


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