Welcome to the Rutgers Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences New Brunswick/Piscataway
The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences New Brunswick/Piscataway 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 offers a Masters in Clinical and Translational Sciences, a Masters in Biomedical Science and an MS in Biomedical Sciences.
Presentations from New Student Orientation:
To view the slides from the PhD Orientation presentation, click here.
To view the slides from the Scientific Ethical Conduct presentation, click here.
*The Biomedical Careers Program (BCP)*
The Biomedical Careers Program (BCP) is an intensive six-week summer program offering academic enrichment in the sciences and health care orientated activities. BCP offers three levels of coursework and six different curricula for students at various stages of their undergraduate education. Each level includes a combination of lectures, laboratories, clinical correlations, and small group sessions.
Students in BCP Access Med III Batch of 2015
Mentor: R Foty
Mentor: S Varia
From the Global Initiatives corner:
United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-RU Fellowship
Two students, Alexandra Kenefake and Ashley Millette, from our Master of Biomedical Science program have been selected for the USAID-RU fellowship. They have chosen to pursue research at the Universitas Padjajaran in Bandung Indonesia. While Ashley reached Bandung on the 15th of June 2015 Alexandra is scheduled to arrive there on the 5th of July.
Memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Seoul National University College of Medicine
A delegation from the Seoul national University College of Medicine visited Rutgers on June 5th to sign an MOU to develop collaborations with The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences to facilitate research collaborations as well as student and faculty exchange
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- For upcoming seminars on campus, click here.
- For all events including career training and iJOBS activities as well as seminars and thesis defenses please visit our Google calendar.
Philip Tedeschi is first author on a paper in
Moleculcar Pharmacology, July 2015. “Suppression of Cytosolic NADPH Pool by Thionicotinamide Increases Oxidative Stress and Synergizes with Chemotherapy.”
Kristen Bircsak is first author on a paper in Current Drug Metabolism in July 2015. “Interaction of Isoflavones with the BCRP/ABCG2 Drug Transporter.”
- Awards and Positions
Jonathan Cruz won the Stanley S. Bergen Medal, Jason Schifano won the Dissertation Excellence Award, and Matthew Kraushar won the Outstanding Teaching and Service award at GSBS Convocation in May 2015. Congratulations!
Andrea Gray accepted a job at the FDA in the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research / Office of Tissue, Cell,
and Gene Therapies / Cell Therapies Branch.
Leonardo Valdivieso-Torres published an article in ASBMB Today June 2016 "The truth only goes so far. Scientists need to do more to increase scientific literacy in their communities". Leonardo also received a travel award and honorarium as part of the Biotech Literacy Bootcamp at UC Davis in April 2015.
Jennifer Therkorn received a Rutgers Eagleton Institute of Politics Fellowship for 2015-16
Christina Ramirez was accepted to do an internship at the Institut Pasteur Korea in the summer of 2015. She will be working in the Hepatitis Research Laboratory Group led by Dr. Marc P. Windisch.
Eva Rubio Marrero was accepted to do an internship at Eli Lilly for the summer of 2015.
Chenchao Gao was accepted into the summer internship program for the Office of Clinical Pharmacology at the FDA in April 2015.
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 learn more about iJOBS that launched in January 2015.