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.
These intensive 1-3 week courses allow students to tailor their education across disciplines without requiring a full quarter's commitment. Students explore new directions for current research, potential postdoctoral avenues, or just topics of interest. Stanford Biosciences students and postdocs have highlighted these offerings as among the most exciting parts of their education, for the way in which they catalyze their research and open new paths. Winter quarter courses are open for registration. View flyer for more details. Axess opens October 27, 2013.
55th Annual National Student Research Forum (NSRF) to be held at The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, TX on April 24th-25th, 2014 .
Entrepreneur announces contribution at Bio-X and Clark Center's 10th anniversary symposium October 9th.
Congratulations to our two newest Nobel laureates, Thomas Südhof for Physiology or Medicine and Michael Levitt for Chemistry!
A recap by Inside Stanford Medicine of the themes and lessons from the 2013 graduate student orientation, which welcomed 126 new students to the Biosciences program.
To encourage students to participate in conferences, especially at times when travel funds are in short supply, the SBSA (Stanford Bioscience Student Association) and School of Medicine Office of Graduate Education has established a fund to help with professional travel. Applications are reviewed twice per quarter. Fall review dates: October 11, 2013 and November 15, 2013.
ABRCMS (Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students) is the largest professional conference for minority students to pursue advance training in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Online registration opens June 17, 2013.
The national faculty competition of the Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists recognizes the country's most promising young faculty-rank scientists and engineers in the disciplinary categories of Life Sciences, Physical Sciences & Engineering, and Chemistry. Nominations to the Internal Dean of Research Office must be recieved by Monday, October 21, 2013. Nomination deadline is Friday, November 22, 2013.
The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) manages and administers Science & Technology Policy Fellowships to provide the opportunity for accomplished scientists and engineers to participate in and contribute to the federal policymaking process while learning firsthand about the intersection of science and policy. Application deadline for 2014-15 AAAS Fellowship Year is November 1, 2013, at 2 p.m. PST.
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Information and advice on key steps in your graduate training. Learn More
Home Program handbooks and information on rotations, coursework, and other requirements. Learn More
Advice on how to establish great mentoring relationships and how to be a good mentor to others. Learn More
Resources and information on discovering and pursuing your passion at Stanford and beyond. Learn More
Programs, partnerships, and outreach that support our mission of diversity. Learn More