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.
GSBS at RWJMS students get free membership to the New York Academy of Sciences. You will receive an email with your membership information. Many programs, webinars and workshops are offered for graduate students and postdocs to enhance career development. To learn more about Science Alliance, click here
Huge Welcome to our New Students!!!
Please click below for important Presentations from our orientation
PhD/MS GSBS Orientation Slides
Academic and Research Integrity Orientation Slides
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33rd worldwide of 1000 top universities and 24th of 229 top US universities by the Center for World University Rankings
- Eva Rubio-Marrero
in Davide Comeletti's lab was selected to go to: Scientist Mentoring & Diversity Program for Biotechnology (SMDP Biotech)
Matthew L. KrausharTemporally defined neocortical translation and polysome assembly are determined by the RNA-binding protein, Hu antigen R. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA
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"
- 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