Welcome to the Rutgers Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School offers interdisciplinary PhD training in specialties including Biochemistry, Pharmacology, Physiology, Environmental Exposure, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Biomedical Engineering, Toxicology,and Neuroscience. These graduate training programs are offered jointly with the Graduate School New Brunswick on our Piscataway and New Brunswick campuses.
In addition, the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School offers a Masters in Clinical and Translational Sciences, a Masters in Biomedical Science and an MS in Biomedical Sciences.
Graduate student Leonardo Valdivieso-Torres wrote an article entitled "Science Policy: Why Minority Science Students Should Care about Science Policy". He and fellow graduate student Victoria DiBona spend a day on Capitol Hill through ASBMB to learn about lobbying for science. Click here to read the article. Great job Leonardo and Vicky!
Upcoming Rutgers iJOBS activities. You must pre-register to attend.
To navigate to the Rutgers iJOBS website, click here
- January 26, 2015 from 12-1:30pm: Workshop: Resume/CV Development (offered by Rutgers Career Services), Rutgers Busch Student Center, 604 Bartholomew Road, Room 174, Piscataway, NJ 08854
- January 30,
2015 from 9am-1pm: Workshop: Communicating Science to Politicians and the Public
(offered in conjunction with Eagleton Institute for Politics), 91 Ryders Lane, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
To view the presentation from the iJOBS informational forums, click here
To view past events from iJOBS career panels with tips on how to make yourself marketable for jobs, click here
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- For upcoming seminars on campus, click here.
- For all events including career training and iJOBS activities as well as seminars and thesis defenses please visit our Google calendar.
received a F31 fellowship from the NIH in May 2014
"Synaptic function of Chromosome 21-encoded miRNAs"
Victoria DiBona received a Graduate Student Fellowship in April 2014 from the New Jersey Commission for Brain Injury Research "Modulating neuroinflammation for treatment of TBI".
PhD Alumni News:
William Schneider, PhD, postdoc at Rockefeller
Eric Joyce, PhD, postdoc at Harvard
Arjun Sasikumar, PhD, postdoc at UC Berkeley
Leia Miller, PhD, postdoc at the NIH
Norell Hadzimichalis, PhD, Tech Transfer Expert, Outside-Innovation Associate
Jean Honeywell, PhD, Clinical Research Coordinator, Alchera Bio LLC
Patricia Irizzarry-Barreto, PhD, Program Coordinator, Rutgers Science Explorer Bus; Assoc. Director, Geology Museum
Mary Lynn Mercado, PhD, Senior Medical Writing Scientist, Janssen Research & Development
Monica Mody, PhD, Director, Medical Information, Oncology, US Medical Affairs, Bristol-Myers Squibb
Harry Du, PhD, JD, Patent Attorney, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius
Nancy Vranich, PhD, VP/Medical Director Medical & Scientific Affairs, AgencyRX LLC
Alumni Data from LinkedIn
54% pharmaceutical companies/business, 22% current postdocs, 13% in academic faculty positions, 5% government/policy, 3% science writing, 3% patent law/tech transfer