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    Graduate School President Betty Drees receives national ACP award May 6 2022

    Graduate School President Betty M. Drees, MD, FACP, has been awarded the Elizabeth and Emily Blackwell Award for Outstanding Contributions to Advancing the Careers of Women in Medicine by the American College of Physicians.

    Stowers predoc earns NIH fellowship Feb 22 2022

    Predoc Kaelan Brennan receives three-year NIH fellowship to study gene regulation during development

    Exposing yeast mating practices Jan 19 2022

    In a recent scientific article, Predoctoral Researcher José Fabricio Hernández López and coauthors describe their latest research to identify rules that govern the spread of certain “selfish” genes.


    Predoctoral researchers become immersed in a stimulating research environment.


    Previous success in research is the major prerequisite for admission into the Graduate School program.

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    Diverse students prepare for PhD training in our innovative one-year Research Scholars program

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    Summer Scholars get to experience firsthand the intellectual, collaborative spirit of research.

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    Our small but diverse group of predoctoral researchers hails from locales all over the world, with interests as diverse as their origins.

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