The Molecular and Cellular Biology Track is an integrated, multidisciplinary graduate training program emphasizing gene function, animal development, and disease. Learn more >
The Neuroscience Track is an integrated, interdisciplinary graduate training program examining the functions of the nervous system. Learn more >
Students in the Biomedical Engineering track receive training in the biological, physical and computational sciences through a combination of core and advanced courses, and interdisciplinary research. Learn more >
The Toxicology Track is an innovative, multidisciplinary graduate program investigating the consequences of exposure to chemical agents on living organisms and the environment. Learn more >
The Functional Genomics Track is a highly interactive, interdisciplinary program that brings together biologists, computer and information scientists, mathematicians, engineers, biophysicists, and chemists to examine fundamental biological processes related to gene and protein function and interactions. Learn more >
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Thank you for your interest in our program. The information below provides background on the requirements for a successful candidate. If you have any further questions, please contact us.
A strong applicant will have an undergraduate degree in the sciences, engineering, or related discipline, with an outstanding academic record and strong GRE scores. The general GRE examination is required for review by the GSBSE Admissions Committee. The subject examination is not required. Evaluation for admission will also consider the motivation and career goals of the applicant in addition to research experience and the strength of recommendations.
Applications are accepted until January 1 for matriculation in the fall semester of the same year. The application review process will start in late January, and the Graduate Admissions committee will complete an initial review of all applicants, followed by a selection of students who will be invited to interview. Notification of admission into the program will occur in the spring.
For more information, view our detailed program information. If you're ready to apply, please choose one of the options below:
To begin, submit our advance application:
We strongly recommend that you submit an advance application via our website. This advance application will help us get to you know you better and may help us connect you with a GSBSE faculty or staff member who can assist you in the formal application process. Click the link below to submit your advance application:
Please note, our advance application is not a formal application, and we cannot guarantee a response. If you are concerned about the status of your advance application, please contact us.
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