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October 11, 2018
New Issue of Opportunities to Explore

September 28, 2018
New Issue of Opportunities to Explore

September 24, 2018
CMPP Graduate Student Brandon Berry Wins Poster Award

September 14, 2018
Adrian Moises Molina Vargas is awarded Graduate Alumni Convocation Award

September 14, 2018
GDSC Team Participates in 6th annual Wilmot “Warrior Walk”

September 11, 2018
Neuroscience Graduate Program Student Receives Award for SfN Trainee Professional Development

September 10, 2018
New Issue of Opportunities to Explore

September 3, 2018
New Issue of Opportunities to Explore

August 26, 2018
New Issue of Opportunities to Explore

August 22, 2018
Neuroscience Graduate Program Student Receive 3 Convocation Awards

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Thesis Defenses

Recurrent DNA damage following single dose whole thorax irradiation is associated with a pro-fibrotic phenotype in the pulmonary epithelium

Tyler A. Beach - PhD Candidate - Toxicology, Advisor: Dr. Jacob Finkelstein

 Oct 25, 2018 @ 9:00 a.m.
 Medical Center | Whipple Auditorium (2-6424)

Modeling RNA Secondary Structure Using Structure Conservation

Zhen Tan - PhD Candidate - Biophysics, Advisor: Dr. David Mathews

 Nov 02, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m.
 Medical Center | Neuman Room

Regulation of Stem Cell Proliferation and Differentitation by Drosophila Sox21a and Sox100B in the Adult Intestine

Fanju Meng - PhD Candidate - Genetics, Advisor: Dr. Benoit Biteau

 Nov 08, 2018 @ 3:00 p.m.
 Medical Center | Adolph Lower Auditorium 1-7619

Professional Development

Our Center for Professional Development works to supplement every trainee's scientific education with the professional and career development opportunities most appropriate to each individual trainee’s interests and skills.

Center for Professional Development

Traditional biomedical research training programs fail to adequately prepare trainees for the full diversity of careers that they will ultimately experience in the biomedical workforce. The UR Broadening Experiences in Scientific Training (URBEST) program will therefore provide a flexible, autonomy-supportive learning program to support PhD graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in their career and professional development.

URBEST Program

Why Rochester?

Personal attention, close working relationships with your peers and faculty, and extensive participation in research are what you can expect from your experience in our graduate programs. You and your peers drive the educational experience and enjoy close interaction with faculty that will provide you with invaluable individual attention and mentoring. Rochester offers Interdisciplinary programs and a research opportunity that is progressively independent. We are a welcoming, learning community where you will find great friends and future colleagues.


Statistics and Facts

Learn more about recent incoming and graduating classes from our Stats and Facts page.