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.
Congratulations to the Shatkin Winners!
Katie Morgan, Jim Millonig, Heather McGowan and Swapnil Devarkar.
Check out our very own student Heather McGowan talking about creating a stem cell model of Down Syndrome
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Heather McGowan is first author on a paper in Cell Regeneration, October 2015. “Regulatory functions and pathological relevance of the MECP2 3'UTR in the central nervous system.”
- 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
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 in October 2015.
Jennifer Therkorn received a Rutgers Eagleton Institute of Politics Fellowship for 2015-16
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.