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 (including a Cancer Biology Concenration), 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.
Congratulations to the Shatkin Winners!
Katie Morgan, Jim Millonig, Heather McGowan and Swapnil Devarkar (from Left to Right)
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- For upcoming seminars on campus, click here.
- For upcoming GSBS thesis defenses, click here.
- For all events including career training and iJOBS activities as well as seminars and thesis defenses please visit our Google calendar.
- Awards and Positions
The 2015-16 winners of the Aaron Shatkin Graduate Scholarshi:
The Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy Summer Research Fellowship Program was awarded another R25 grant from the NIH in November 2015.
Swapnil Devarkar - PhD student in the laby of Smita
Heather McGowan- MD/PhD student in the lab of Zhiping
Katherine Morgan - MD/PhD student in the lab of Sharon
Kristina Hernandez got a job at MediTech Media which is a part of Nucleus Global in November 2015.
Winder Perez got a job at Stryker Corp as an Assistant Microbiologist in November 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.
Jeremy Tang for receiving a NJCCR pre-doctoral fellowship entitled " "TRIM33's
Role in DNA Repair and Endogenous Retrotransposon Suppression".
Apoorva Halikere was awarded an F31 NIH Grant
"Neuronal basis of
OPRM1 A118G polymorphism in alcohol use disorders" in
Na Cai received an American Heart Association pre-doctoral fellowship "Regulation of TRPM7 channel kinase by 14-3-3 proteins" in July 2015.
PhD Alumni News:
Andrea Gray, FDA in the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research.
Shanique Edwards, PhD, Draw it to Know it Creative LLC.
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, Rutgers
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
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