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Graduate Programs in the Biomedical Sciences


PhD Program Features

In addition to coursework and laboratory research, Einstein graduate students participate in a variety of activities that broaden the multidisciplinary nature of the program, add depth to their thesis work, provide academic support, and encourage them to begin the lifelong learning that characterizes a scientist. Activities include:

  • Lifelong Learning. Each department offers internal faculty research seminars and journal clubs that are open to all students. In addition, a number of special- interest research affinity groups meet on a regular basis.
  • Works-in-Progress. Each academic department hosts weekly seminars in which student and post-doctoral researchers present findings and results from ongoing thesis work and engage in discussion with faculty and fellow students.
  • Seminar Speakers. Departments frequently host guest speakers from other prominent research centers; attendance is open to all. Go to the calendar of events online for a list of current offerings. This is where you hear about the most exciting research and developments even before they are published
  • First-Year Luncheon Series and Pizza Meetings. The Director and Associate Director hold regular informal meetings, giving students a chance to discuss first-year questions and challenges.

Important Dates


September 2014

Recruitment opens  

September 2

Fall 2015 application opens

December 15

Deadline for Fall 2015 application

Mid-January - early March 2015

Applicant Interviews (candidates are contacted for interviews)

March 2015

Julius Marmur Symposium and revisit day for accepted students

April 15

Accepted students submit final decision

August 2015

Entering Class of 2015 begins

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