Graduate Programs in the Biomedical Sciences


Class Profile

Below is a description of the incoming graduate students for the 2022 PhD class


Prior Research Experience

100% have had a sustained research experience in a scientific laboratory

47% have published a scientific paper in a peer reviewed journal

42% have presented their work at a scientific meeting

53% have also spent a summer in a research program

Mean Months of Prior, Full‐Time Research Experience: 25 



31 different colleges are represented by the incoming PhD Class. Students come from throughout the United States having attended large research universities, and small liberal arts colleges

Undergraduate majors:
Biology (8), Neuroscience (3), Chemistry (2), Molecular Biology (2), Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry (2), Animal Science, Biochemistry, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Biological Sciences, Biomedical Engineering, Biomedical Science, Chemical Engineering, Engineering Physics, Genetics, Integrative Biology, Mathematics, Microbiology, Physics, Psychology

68% have a Bachelor of Science degree; 31% have a Bachelor of Arts degree

23% have a Master’s degree



Demographics: 39% Female, 61% Male


Underrepresented minorities in the sciences: 16% of individuals have self-identified as belonging to groups traditionally underrepresented in the sciences

Citizenship: 71% U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident, 29% Non-U.S. Citizen


U.S. students are come from New York (11), California, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Florida, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Washington
Non-U.S. students are come from China (2), India (2), Colombia, Greece, Mauritius, Peru and United Kingdom


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