Department of BioMolecular Sciences

The University of Mississippi

Application Procedures:

All applications must be made via the UM Graduate School’s on-line application procedure, which can be found at:

All application materials must be submitted only through the UM Graduate School’s on-line application system. Application materials should not be sent directly to the department. The following items must be included in the on-line application:

  1. Two letters of recommendation, at least one of which is from a faculty member in the applicant’s major study area. The letter writers will need to submit their letter themselves through the on-line system.
  2. A statement of purpose

It is also possible to submit supporting documentation through the UM Graduate School’s on-line application system, such as:

  • List of publications
  • Research interest areas
  • Prior work experiences relevant to biomolecular sciences

Contact Information:

To receive general information concerning our graduate programs, contact:

The University of Mississippi
School of Pharmacy
Department of BioMolecular Sciences
415W Faser Hall
University, MS 38677-1848
Phone: (662) 915-7330
Fax: (662) 915-5638

For more specific questions, contact the Graduate Program Coordinator of the relevant division:

Contact information for graduate programs

Program Graduate Program Coordinator Application Deadlines
Environmental Toxicology Dr. Kristine L. Willett
Phone: 662-915-6691
Fall: March 1
Spring: October 1
Medicinal Chemistry Dr. John M. Rimoldi
Phone: 662-915-5119
Fall: January 15
Spring: October 1
Pharmacognosy Dr. Marc Slattery
Phone: 662-915-1053
Fall: March 1
Spring: October 1
Pharmacology Dr. Ziaeddin Shariat-Madar
Phone: 662-915-5150
Fall: February 1
Spring: N/A