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October 31, 2017
New Issue of Opportunities to Explore - October 30-November 3, 2017

October 23, 2017
Navigating Career Choices advises current trainees on postgraduate options

October 23, 2017
New Issue of Opportunities to Explore

October 20, 2017
Emma Grygotis wins Outstanding Student Mentor Award

October 18, 2017
Neurology & Neuroscience Panel Advises Prospective Trainees

October 18, 2017
SMD Postdocs Recognized by Steadman Family Postdoctoral Associate Prize in Interdisciplinary Research.

October 16, 2017
New Issue of Opportunities to Explore - October 16-20, 2017

October 11, 2017
Center for Oral Biology Lands Third Training Grant from NIDCR

October 10, 2017
First Translational Biomedical Science (TBS) Retreat

October 6, 2017
New Issue of Opportunities to Explore - October 9-13, 2017

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Education Program Inquiry Form

Thesis Defenses

PhD Defense: Insights into CD4 T Cell-Mediated Immunity to Influenza Viruses

Anthony Thomas DiPiazza - PhD Candidate, Microbiology & Immunology
Nov 20, 2017 - 2:30 p.m.
Medical Center K307 (3-6408)
Host: Andrea Sant

PhD Defense: The Pathobiology of Osteoarthritis in Obesity: The Role of Synovial Inflammation, Joint Insulin Resistance, and Dysbiosis of the Gut Microbiome

Eric Michael Schott - PhD Candidate, Pathology
Dec 05, 2017 - 9:00 a.m.
Medical Center 3-7619 Upper Adolph
Host: Robert Mooney

PhD Defense: Effects of Total-Body vs. Localized Radiation Exposure on the Immune System

Margaret Barlow - PhD Candidate, Pathology
Dec 07, 2017 - 8:45 a.m.
Medical Center K307 (3-6408)
Host: Edith Lord

PhD Defense: Impact of Public Reporting on Racial/Ethnic Disparities in 30 day Re-hospitalizations

Lauren Jesse Campbell - PhD Candidate, Health Services Research & Policy
Dec 22, 2017 - 8:45 a.m.
Helen Wood Hall 1W509
Host: Yue Li

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.

UR Best 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

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