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

Chris Beierschmitt, Devon Birdseye, Rhea-Comfort Addo, Donte Stevens and Alana Gibson standing side by side on the grass

Five Biology Graduate Students Receive NSF Research Fellowships

Five graduate students in UC San Diego’s Division of Biological Sciences have received prestigious 2019 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowships. Eight Biology graduate students received honorable mentions.