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Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program

Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program

Applications Open October 1st.

 

Tulane’s Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences brings together some of the nation’s most talented young people with nationally- and internationally-recognized teachers and researchers: all in the context of a vibrant city replete with opportunities both in and out of the lab and classroom. Located in downtown New Orleans, Tulane's Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences aims to train scientific minds in a collaborative and creative environment.Read More.

The program consists of a PhD program and Master's degree programs in Anatomy, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Bioethics and Medical Humanities, Human Genetics and Genomics, Microbiology and Immunology, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Pharmacology and Physiology. PhD candidates graduate with a Biomedical Science degree and may specialize in one of the seven Master's specialties listed above. The program is organized as an interdisciplinary, interdepartmental, and intercampus program, comprised of faculty actively engaged in biomedical research. The goal of the PhD program is to train scientists in a collaborative scientific community driven by creativity and innovation. Students have access to resources and faculty from the Tulane School of Medicine, School of Science and Engineering, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, and the Tulane National Regional Primate Research Center. The curriculum is guided by a board of representatives composed of members of each department.

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Student Awards & Honors

 

Benjamin Bhunu, PhD Candidate
Fulbright Scholar & Doctoral candidate, Benjamin Bhunu traveled 8700 miles from Zimbabwe for a Biomedical Sciences PhD at Tulane  Read More

Chivonne Moodley, PhD candidate
Fulbright scholar, Chivonne Moodley is pursuing her doctorate in tuberculosis immunology (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano) Read More

Rida Idtikhar
"I found Tulane Biomedical Sciences program to be very diverse...and Tulane had a lot of well-known researchers in the field of cancer." Read More

 


 

Student Fellowship Awards

Name
Award
Year 1
Currey, Joshua TNPRC Tulane National Primate Research Center Graduate Fellow
Jaramillo, Josue Louisiana Board of Regents, Southern Regional Education Board Fellowship
Melton, Alexandra Tulane National Primate Research Center Graduate Fellow
   
Year 2
Bhunu, Benjamin Fulbright Scholar, Fulbright Foreign Student Program, Zimbabwe
Hollifield, Ian Louisiana Board of Regents, Endowed Superior Graduate Student
   
Year 3
Bell, Antoinette Louisiana Board of Regents, Southern Regional Education Board Fellowship
Bradford, Angelle Louisiana Board of Regents, Endowed Superior Graduate Student
Collins, Morgan Louisiana Board of Regents, Endowed Superior Graduate Student
Iftikhar, Rida Fulbright Scholar, Fulbright Foreign Student Program, Pakistan
Moodley, Chivonne National Research Foundation, Research and Innovation Support and Advancement, South Africa
   
Year 4
Freeman, Benjamin Louisiana Board of Regents Southern Regional Education Board Fellowship
Mohiuddin, Omair Anwar Fulbright Scholar, Fulbright Foreign Student Program, Pakistan
Rojo, Michelle F31 Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award, NIH/NCI
   
Year 5
Olayiwola, Joy Louisiana Space Grant Consortium (NASA), Graduate Student Research Assistance
Swientonieski, Lauren Altria Tobacco Product Regulatory Science Research



 

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