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

Biological Sciences graduate student Chandler Puritty

Grad Student Chandler Puritty Selected for Bouchet Society

A Ph.D. candidate in the Division of Biological Sciences studying plant community ecology, Puritty envisions herself working at the intersection of science and the inclusion and empowerment of underrepresented students.