Current Students

Your development as a graduate student and scientist is top priority in the Biosciences Home Programs. We strive to provide you with excellent training throughout your time at Stanford. This website will provide you with information and links on the great resources, courses and workshops, support, and mentorship available to you.

In addition to the guided sections linked in the right sidebar, you will find useful information in the Frequently Asked Questions and Resources sections. If you have any questions, general feedback, or specific information you would like to see included, please contact us.


Updated 05/19/2016

2016 School of Medicine Commencement

Biosciences graduates of the class of 2016 are invited to participate in the School of Medicine Diploma Ceremony on Saturday, June 11, 2016 at 1:00pm, and a pre-ceremony brunch beginning at 10:30am. RSVP is required for both events. For more information, visit the Student Life website.

Senior Associate Dean Will Talbot invites PhD graduates from the Biosciences departments and home programs to celebrate at a reception on Friday, June 10. Invitations were sent in mid-May 2016; please fill out the RSVP form if you plan to attend.

Bioengineering graduates are invited to participate in the Bioengineering Diploma Ceremony; information is available here.

Biosciences Pizza & Beer Skill Development Workshops

Sponsored by the Office of Graduate Education, Biosciences Pizza and Beer Workshops engage students in a variety of presentations and interactive workshops focused on practical tips and skills across topics in academic, research, and professional development. For more details and to RSVP, please see the Pizza & Beer Workshops page.

2016 Key Dates & Academic Deadlines

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Academic Milestones

Information and advice on key steps in your graduate training. Learn More

Curriculum and Requirements

Home Program handbooks and information on rotations, coursework, and other requirements. Learn More

Advising and Mentoring

Advice on how to establish great mentoring relationships and how to be a good mentor to others. Learn More

Career of Choice

Resources and information on discovering and pursuing your passion at Stanford and beyond. Learn More

Diversity and Engagement

Programs, partnerships, and outreach that support our mission of diversity. Learn More

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