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Why Choose Graduate Programs in Bioscience?

“What sets UCLA apart as a place to be a biosciences graduate student is its really youthful, pioneering spirit and a genuine culture of collaboration.” –Dr. Kelsey Martin, Dean of the David Geffen School of Medicine


Featured Upcoming Events

Featured / Research

Dissertation Defense: Nivedita Damodaren (GREAT)

10:00 am / 12:00 pm
June 6

Nivedita Damodaren

"Elucidating the role of RNA-binding protein MATR3 in mouse embryonic stem cells"

Mentors: Katrin Plath, PhD & Douglas Black, PhD

Boyer 159 and Zoom

Meeting ID: 958 5107 4316

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Featured / Research

Dissertation Defense: Gregory Rosenberg (Genetics & Genomics)

4:00 pm / 6:00 pm
June 13

Tuesday, June 13, 4PM

Boyer Hall Room 159



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Featured / Networking / Social

Ice Cream Social with Bioscience IBLAQ (Indigenous/Black/Latinx/Queer) Community

3:00 pm / 5:00 pm
June 23

Ice Cream Social with Bioscience IBLAQ Community

I.B.L.A.Q. = Indigenous/Black/Latinx/Asian/Queer

There will be ice cream and guided networking as well as speed friending. We welcome Graduate Students, Postdoctoral Scholars, and Faculty in the Biosciences that identify with any of the listed communities in the IBLAQ acronym. RSVP Now!

When: Friday, June 23rd, 3-5PM

Where: Switzer Plaza


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Home Areas are designed to unite students and faculty in cohesive groups organized by research focus, while also allowing first-year students to rotate in laboratories outside the Home Area...