Graduate Studies

The Division of Biological Sciences offers 2 distinct graduate programs:

The UC San Diego Biological Sciences program is a partnership between the Division of Biological Sciences and the Salk Institute for Biological Studies. This creates a powerful and closely linked intellectual community, unified by the broad discipline of biological sciences.

Our programs boast over 100 faculty who provide a supportive and stimulating environment to enable highly talented individuals to develop the skills and experience necessary to become world-class scientists.


Graduate News

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Graduate Students Honored with 2018 Founding Faculty Awards

Homa Rahnamoun and Ipshita Zutshi, Division of Biological Sciences graduate students, have been honored with 2018 Biology Founding Faculty Awards for Graduate Excellence.