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Graduate Studies

  • Welcome to the Fall 2014 incoming PhD students!

    Welcome to the Fall 2014 incoming PhD students!

  • Enjoying some shade at the Annual UCSD/Salk Retreat

    Enjoying some shade at the Annual UCSD/Salk Retreat

  • Grad students discuss research during a poster session

    Grad students discuss research during a poster session

  • Students go hiking at the Annual UCSD/Salk Retreat

    Students go hiking at the Annual UCSD/Salk Retreat

The Division of Biological Sciences offers 3 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.

Student Spotlight

2014 NSF Recipients

2014 NSF Graduate Fellows

Congratulations to our 2014 National Science Foundation Awardees: Johnathan Lubin (Lundblad lab), Marika Schulhof (Shurin lab), and Shelly Trigg (Ecker Lab)

2014 HHMI International Graduate Fellows

Congratulations to our 2014 HHMI International Student Research Fellows: Sarah Azoubel Lima (Pasquinelli lab), and Da Meng (Spitzer lab).

2014 ARCS Fellow

Congratulations to our 2014 Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) awardee: Callie Turner-Tomaszewicz (Kurle Lab).

KAMEN Prize

Joeseph Lucas (2013 PhD recipient) has been selected for the 2013-14 Kamen Prize in Biochemistry. Congratulations to Joe. Read more.


Events

SACNAS Annual Conference - October 16-18, Los Angeles

See the SACNAS website and read the UCSD News article for more details.