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Jul 30, 2015
3:00 PM
SURP and High School Summer Program Poster Session
Lubin Dining Hall


Aug 03, 2015
8:00 AM
PhD Program Orientation
Forchheimer Medical Science Building 5th floor lecture hall

Thesis Defense Seminars

Friday, July 31, 2015
9:00 AM

Thesis Defense Seminar
Jorge Luis Aguilar

Wednesday, August 05, 2015
1:30 PM

Thesis Defense Seminar
Alexandra Mirina

Wednesday, August 19, 2015
11:00 AM

Thesis Defense Seminar
Joseph M. Dybas


Class Profile

2015 Incoming PhD Class  

Below is a description of the incoming graduate students for the 2015 PhD class. 


Prior Research Experience

  • 100% have had a sustained research experience in a scientific laboratory
  • 57% have published a scientific paper in a peer reviewed journal
  • 65% have presented their work at a scientific meeting
  • 26% 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, Biological Sciences, Microbiology, Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, Molecular Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Genetics, and Learning Sciences 
  • 82% have a Bachelor of Science degree; 18% have a Bachelor of Arts degree
  • 26% have a Master’s degree




  • Demographics- 48% Female, 52% Male

  • Underrepresented minorities - 18% of individuals have self-identified as belonging to groups traditionally underrepresented

  • U.S. students are coming from California, Colorado, Connecticut, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Washington 

  • International students - students come to Einstein from countries around the world. This year's class includes students from China, Columbia, India, Lebanon, and Nicaragua  



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Important Dates


September 2015

Recruitment opens  

September 1

Fall 2016 application opens

December 15

Deadline for Fall 2016 application

Mid-January - early March 2016

Applicant Interviews (candidates are contacted for interviews)

March 2016

Julius Marmur Symposium and revisit day for accepted students

April 15

Accepted students submit final decision

August 2016

Entering Class of 2016 begins

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