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    Announcing Stowers Research Scholars Program Dec 10 2020

    We are pleased to announce a new postbaccalaureate research opportunity for diverse undergraduate students interested in pursuing graduate education in basic biological sciences.

    Predoc authors new research on protein complexes Dec 2 2020

    GSSIMR Predoctoral Researcher Xingyu Liu and collaborators have developed an approach that integrates several technologies to build detailed structural models of protein complexes, which are made up of multiple proteins that assemble and work together to perform a biological function.

    Former Summer Scholar is first author on new publication Oct 29 2020

    Emily Wesley, a former GSSIMR Summer Scholar, is first author on a paper published in Chromosoma.


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    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 this innovative 1-year research program

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    Undergraduate scholars are immersed in the intellectual and 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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