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.
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in Davide Comeletti's lab was selected to go to: Scientist Mentoring & Diversity Program for Biotechnology (SMDP Biotech)
Hanif Vahedian-Movahed is co-first author on a paper published in Science in June 2014 "Transcription. Interactions between RNA polymerase and the "core recognition element" counteract pausing"
Miao Chen published in Genes and Development in May 2014 "Coordination of tRNA transcription with export at nuclear pore complexes in budding yeast"
Jonathan Cruz published in Journal of Biological Chemistry in March 2014 "Doc toxin is a kinase that inactivates elongation factor Tu"
- Graduation Awards:
Jimin Zhang won the Stanley S. Bergen, Jr, Medal of Excellence.
Kathleen Cappacione won the Outstanding Teaching and Service award.
Winder Perez won the Dissertation Excellence award
Ahlim Al Sanani won the Outstanding Academic Achievement Award in the Master's Program.
received a F31 fellowship from the NIH in May 2014
"Synaptic function of Chromosome 21-encoded miRNAs"
Victoria DiBona received a Graduate Student Fellowship in April 2014 from the New Jersey Commission for Brain Injury Research "Modulating neuroinflammation for treatment of TBI".
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