A student wearing a white coat looks through a microscope while a professor looks on in the background, smiling.


Research at Tufts is interconnected and dynamic: Across departments, schools, and disciplines, students and faculty work together to break ground and build knowledge. Research doesn’t just happen in a lab or library—it is connected and applied to the world around us. In all of our schools and departments and the 65 centers and institutes across our campuses, our research community integrates scientific work, academic thought, and innovation into policy and practice to have a positive impact on peoples’ lives.


Sponsored research dollars granted in 2020-2021


Patents issued since 2016


Research centers and institutes across the university


Publications by Tufts faculty since 2020

Student Spotlight: Jay Fonticella

The biology major recalls finding at Tufts both the desired opportunities to conduct biomedical research as well as a powerful sense of community, with faculty mentors and fellow students alike