Welcome to the Rutgers Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School offers interdisciplinary PhD training in specialties including Biochemistry, Pharmacology, Physiology, Environmental Exposure, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Biomedical Engineering, Toxicology, and Neuroscience. These graduate training programs are offered jointly with the Graduate School New Brunswick on our Piscataway and New Brunswick campuses.
In addition, the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School offers a Masters in Clinical and Translational Sciences, a Masters in Biomedical Science and an MS in Biomedical Sciences.
Graduate student Leonardo Valdivieso-Torres wrote an article entitled "Science Policy: Why Minority Science Students Should Care about Science Policy". He and fellow graduate student Victoria DiBona spend a day on Capitol Hill through ASBMB to learn about lobbying for science. Click here to read the article. Great job Leonardo and Vicky!
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Monal Mehta is first author on a paper in Molecular Cancer Therapeutics in February 2015 “Radiosensitization of Primary Human Glioblastoma Stem-like Cells With Low-dose AKT Inhibition.”
Mehdi Ghodbane is first author on paper in Microfluid Nanofluidics in February 2015 “Development of a low-volume, highly sensitive microimmunoassay using computational fluid dynamics-driven multiobjective optimization.”
Michelle Sempkowski, a BME PhD student, was awarded a 2-year, $50,000
fellowship from the New Jersey Commission on Cancer Research in March 2015. Michelle is
currently studying a new binding geometry on liposomes that has the
potential to selectively and effectively target and kill cancer cells with
low or too low receptor expression. Michelle is advised by Dr. Stavroula
Congratulations! Matthew Kraushar, Phil Tedeschi and Qian Wu have each received the inaugural Shatkin Awards for excellence in research. Each graduate student will receive $1500 to supplement the graduate stipend and $1500 for educational purposes.
The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (PI Millonig) and Rutgers School of Engineering (PI Yarmush) are excited to announce that we have been awarded a 5 year NIH Broadening Experiences in Scientific Training (BEST) grant. Click here to read press release. Click here to see more about recent and upcoming iJOBS events.
Rutgers has been ranked
33rd worldwide of 1000 top universities and 24th of 229 top US universities by the Center for World University Rankings
in Davide Comeletti's lab was selected to go to: Scientist Mentoring & Diversity Program for Biotechnology (SMDP Biotech)
Daniel Sharp received the Steven A. Cox Scholarship in Cancer Research at Rutgers University
Sam Kogan received
Eastern Vascular Society Student Award for "Surgical Treatment of a Pancreaticoduodenal Arcade Aneurysm in the Setting of Chronic Total Occlusion of the Celiac Trunk"
PhD Alumni News:
William Schneider, PhD, postdoc at Rockefeller
Eric Joyce, PhD, postdoc at Harvard
Arjun Sasikumar, PhD, postdoc at UC Berkeley
Leia Miller, PhD, postdoc at the NIH
Norell Hadzimichalis, PhD, Tech Transfer Expert, Outside-Innovation Associate
Jean Honeywell, PhD, Clinical Research Coordinator, Alchera Bio LLC
Patricia Irizzarry-Barreto, PhD, Program Coordinator, Rutgers Science Explorer Bus; Assoc. Director, Geology Museum
Mary Lynn Mercado, PhD, Senior Medical Writing Scientist, Janssen Research & Development
Monica Mody, PhD, Director, Medical Information, Oncology, US Medical Affairs, Bristol-Myers Squibb
Harry Du, PhD, JD, Patent Attorney, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius
Nancy Vranich, PhD, VP/Medical Director Medical & Scientific Affairs, AgencyRX LLC
Alumni Data from LinkedIn
54% pharmaceutical companies/business, 22% current postdocs, 13% in academic faculty positions, 5% government/policy, 3% science writing, 3% patent law/tech transfer