University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign’s Bioengineering Graduate Programs

The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign’s Department of Bioengineering is currently accepting applications for their bioengineering graduate programs for Fall 2021. These programs welcome students from all academic backgrounds with strong foundations in math and science. Applications are due by December 15, 2020. Apply here.

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CUNY Biochemistry PhD Information Session

The City University of New York is holding an information session about their Biochemistry PhD program. The university is currently recruiting interested students for the class of Fall 2021.

This event will give students the opportunity to:

  • learn more about the City University of New York’s Biochemistry PhD program
  • learn how to create a competitive application and personal statement
  • ask questions to City University of New York faculty and students
  • learn about research being conducted at the City University of New York

The information session will be held via Zoom on Friday, November 13 from 1:00pm-3:00pm EST. If you are interested, register here for the event by November 10th.

For more information:

  • check out this flyer for the event
  • check out this brochure for their Biochemistry PhD program
  • find more about the Biochemistry PhD program on the website

Indiana University Chemistry PhD Info Session

The Chemistry Department at Indiana University is holding an info session for prospective PhD program applicants. This event will take place on Wednesday November 11th, from 11:00 am-12:00 pm EST.

This info session will give students the chance to:

  • learn more about the application process
  • learn about the Indiana University Chemistry Department’s PhD program
  • learn about graduate life at Indiana University

Register for the event here.

For more information:

  • learn more about the Indiana University Chemistry Graduate Program here
  • contact chemgrad@indiana.edu

University of Illinois Urbana Champaign Virtual Recruitment


University of Illinois Urbana Champaign is holding an upcoming recruitment event for students of color. Please consider attending if you are a junior, senior, post-baccalaureate, or Masters student of color interested in pursuing a Ph.D. in chemistry.

This event will cover available fellowships for underrepresented minorities, programs available to support University of Illinois students of color, and application tips. You will learn about the variety of research being done in chemistry and have the opportunity to network with current graduate students and faculty.

If you’re interested, please register here by October 25, 2020. The recruitment event will take place on Saturday, October 31, 2020.

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University of Delaware Graduate Program

Chemistry and Biochemistry Graduate Students interested in PhD studies, The University of Delaware offers diverse research opportunities as a leader in molecular sciences and are currently accepting applications for the Fall of 2020.

The UD Chemistry and Biochemistry Department holds thirty different research groups where students, faculty, research staff and post-doctoral scholars work closely together.

They hold two NIH Centers for Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) and an NIH Chemical and Biology Interface (CIB) training program. With $10 million annually they support 200 full-time PhD students.  Preparing students as they develop into independent scholars and prepare for the next stages of their careers.

For more information visit the program’s website or peruse the brochure.

Hertz Fellowship

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If you are in your final year of undergraduate studies and are plan on getting a PhD, considering applying for a Hertz Fellowship. Hertz Fellowships offer full tuition for up to five years and a 34,000 dollar stipend per academic year. Candidates should be interested in computer science, mathematics, earth science, physics, biotech, engineering, statistics, quantitative biology, astrophysics, chemistry, or materials. To apply you must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident and someone who is applying to a PhD program or is in his or her first year of a PhD program. The Hertz Foundation is seeking applicants who are knowledgeable innovators that want to make a positive difference in the world. The deadline for application is October 23, 2019. Find out more about eligibility here and apply here.

Translational Plant Sciences Graduate Program

The Translational Plant Sciences Graduate Program (TPS) at The Ohio State University is designed for highly motivated students with the drive and passion necessary to do high-impact meaningful research. This program is supported by a powerful, interdisciplinary group of advisory faculty working together to produce the next generation of global leaders in sustainable agricultural biotechnology.

This novel program seeks exceptional students from a variety of disciplines including chemistry, engineering, entomology, ecology, evolution, molecular genetics, microbiology, crop sciences, plant pathology, and bioinformatics.

TPS offers full support for up to five years – full remission of tuition and fees, a competitive stipend, and support for research expenses. Other key aspects of the program include interdisciplinary faculty, a compact and personalized course load, a rigorous focus on research throughout the program, practical experience in each student’s field of interest through a three month+ internship, and opportunities for global collaboration.

Students can learn more on the program’s informational flier and website.

TPS has one application cycle per year. The application is currently open, with a deadline of December 1, 2018.

Purdue University Interdisciplinary Life Science Program

Purdue University Interdisciplinary Life Science Ph.D. Program (PULSe) is hosting a Fall Open House on Friday, November 2, 2018.

PULSe provides opportunities for an interdisciplinary graduate experience in basic life sciences for Ph.D. students. The program offers: flexibility through first-year laboratory rotations; team experience within interdisciplinary cohorts; world-class facilities and resources; and diverse research opportunities across multiple disciplines. PULSe is an interdisciplinary program that includes faculty members from 27 different departments/programs at Purdue. There are currently over 190 faculty in PULSe.

The Open House’s activities will include:

  • A “Meet the Faculty” Session – at the session, a panel of faculty members representing the PULSe Training Groups will give an informal presentation on their group and the research associated with it after which each faculty member will be available to speak one-on-one with interested students;
  • Student Lab Tours – current PULSe students will escort small groups of prospective students to and around their labs;
  • Lunch with Students – A number of current PULSe students meet with open house attendees over a meal in the Purdue Memorial Union to discuss their personal experiences with the PULSe program and at Purdue; and
  • A Facilities Tour – Attendees tour the Bindley Bioscience and Birck Nanotechnology Centers to see some of the research resources and facilities available at Purdue!

The event will start at 9:00am and end at 3:00pm at Purdue’s main campus in West Lafayette, Indiana. More information about the program and the Fall Open House is available on their respective websites.

RSVP for the event here.

Indiana University Biochemistry Graduate Program

Indiana University has an active and growing biochemistry research community. The faculty that participate involved in this graduate program are passionate about their research interests, which span nearly all aspects of the structure, function and dynamics of proteins, nucleic acids and other biomolecules. If you are considering graduate and PhD studies in biochemistry, check out Indiana University’s program via the flyer below.

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Albert Einstein College of Medicine

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Located in Bronx, New York and a part of Yeshiva University, the Albert Einstein College of Medicine is an excellent choice for a Graduate Program.  Their Graduate Division of Biomedical Sciences is now accepting students who want to pursue a career in research in the biomedical field.

In the graduate programs, both PhD and MDs are offered, you will be trained in basic and transitional science areas, such as Agind, AIDS/HIV, Cancer, Diabetes, Epigenomics, Neuroscience, RNA Science, Stem cells, and more.

All graduate students receive an annual stipend and full tuition remission for all the years of their training.

If this is interesting to you, they are looking for applicants in the following programs!

PhD in the Biomedical Sciences
Application deadline: December 15, 2016

MD/PhD- Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP)
Application deadline: December 1, 2016

Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) 
Application deadline: February 1, 2017

 

Want to jump start your search for the right program? Check out this listing  of programs that have recently reached out to CBC students.