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Class Profile

2014 Incoming PhD Class  

Below is a description of the incoming graduate students for the 2014 PhD class. 


Prior Research Experience

  • 100% have had a sustained research experience in a scientific laboratory
  • 40% have published a scientific paper in a peer reviewed journal
  • 52% have presented their work at a scientific meeting
  • 25% have also spent a summer in a research program


  • 23 different colleges are represented by the incoming PhD Class. Students come from throughout the United States having attended large research universities, and small liberal arts colleges
  • Undergraduate majors: Biology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Bioengineering, Cell Biology, Genetics Cell Biology and Development, Individualized (Aesthetic Theory/Writing), Microbiology & Immunology, Neuroscience, Psychology 
  • 74% have a Bachelor of Science degree; 26% have a Bachelor of Arts degree
  • 26% have a Master’s degree




  • Demographics- 70% Female, 30% Male

  • Underrepresented minorities - 24% of individuals have self-identified as belonging to groups traditionally underrepresented

  • International students - students come to Einstein from countries around the world. This year's class includes students from China, New Zealand, South Africa, Spain and Yemen.  



Monday, March 30, 2015 5:00 PM
Identifying and De-risking of Commercially-Viable Biotechnologies
Tom Pfeifer, PhD

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 5:00 PM
How To Prepare For and Pick The Best Postdoc For You, Including How and Why a 2nd Postdoc Might Be Right For You
Dr. Arne Gennerich

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Important Dates


September 2014

Recruitment opens  

September 2

Fall 2015 application opens

December 15

Deadline for Fall 2015 application

Mid-January - early March 2015

Applicant Interviews (candidates are contacted for interviews)

March 2015

Julius Marmur Symposium and revisit day for accepted students

April 15

Accepted students submit final decision

August 2015

Entering Class of 2015 begins


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