Graduate Programs in the Biomedical Sciences

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Class Profile

Below is a description of the incoming graduate students for the 2016 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

31% have also spent a summer in a research program

Mean Months of Prior, Full‐Time Research Experience: 26



24 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

81% have a Bachelor of Science degree; 19% have a Bachelor of Arts degree

31% have a Master’s degree



Demographics- 65% Female, 35% Male

Underrepresented minorities - 12% of individuals have self-identified as belonging to groups traditionally underrepresented in the sciences

U.S. students are coming from California, Florida, Hawaii, Iowa, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York and West Virginia

International students - students come to Einstein from countries around the world. This year's class includes students from Cameroon, China, Iran, Israel, Rwanda, Turkey, and Uruguay


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