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.


Student Spotlights

Two Biology Graduate Students Receive National Science Foundation Fellowships

Danielle Garshott and Homa Rahnamoun, graduate students in UC San Diego’s Division of Biological Sciences, have been awarded prestigious 2018 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowships.