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    With a new year come exciting possiblities Jan 23 2020

    The GSSIMR predoctoral researchers recently completed all their required coursework and, in just 5 months from the start of the program, are now fully immersed in research.

    Convening the class Sep 12 2019

    The 2019 predoctoral researchers have arrived and are already immersed in the Graduate School curriculum. They will spend the next several months engaged in module courses that will provide them with a framework of knowledge and capabilities that will lead them into laboratory rotations beginning in January. Read more about this year’s dynamic group.

    Summer Scholars shine Sep 10 2019

    For the thirty students who participated in the Stowers Summer Scholars Program, the culmination of their hard work was on display for the Stowers community, family, and friends at the Scholars’ poster session. Each Scholar presented a poster detailing the research they had conducted throughout the summer.


    Predoctoral researchers become immersed in a stimulating research environment.


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


    We offer a highly competitive salary throughout the program for each predoctoral researcher. 


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

    Meet Our Predoctoral Researchers

    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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