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 and helpful resources throughout your time at Stanford.

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.


Biosciences Events Calendar

The Office of Graduate Education publishes an interactive calendar of recommended professional development, wellness, and community-building events across Stanford and the School of Medicine. Bookmark this link or subscribe to the Google Calendars to make the most of the rich learning opportunities available:

Grant Writing Academy Workshops

The Biosciences Grant Writing Academy coaches graduate and postdoctoral trainees in developing and articulating research strategies to tackle important scientific questions.

Learn more and see a schedule of upcoming workshops.

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.

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

Biosciences Mini-Courses

Visit the mini-courses webpage for graduate student and postdoc registration instructions and FAQ.

Proposals for 2018 Biosciences mini-courses were due April 24, 2017. Learn more on the faculty mini-courses webpage.