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 09/21/2016

Wellness Matters

The Office of Graduate Education's Biosciences Wellness Matters program provides curriculum and programs that promote self-care, resiliency, and improved wellness, helping to create an environment in which graduate students can thrive academically and personally.

NEW! Meet the Biosciences Peer Mentors (BioPeers) - your peer resource for navigating the challenges of graduate school.

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.

2016-17 Key Dates & Academic Deadlines

  • August 1: Axess opens for Graduate Student enrollment (Autumn 2016)
  • September 26: First day of Autumn quarter
  • September 26: New Student Orientation & Welcome Dinner
  • September 28: Lab Coat Ceremony & Dean's Reception
  • October 14: Last day to add/drop a class
  • October 30: Axess opens for Winter Quarter enrollment

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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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