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Biomaterials and Devices
Topics include: biomimicry, drug and gene delivery carriers, biomaterials and microfabrication, and bioelectronics for sensing and monitoring
Computational Biology and Biophysics
Research topics include bioinformatics, molecular dynamics simulations, systems biology modeling, coarse grained physics-based simulations and mathematical modeling of molecular, cellular, organisms...
Cellular Science and Engineering
Topics include: developmental biology, immunology, live cell imaging, tissue engineering, optogenetics, neural development, cellular sensing and signaling, bacterial and cellular motility.
Biomolecular Science and Engineering
Topics include: Single-molecule Measurement, Protein and Nucleic Acid Folding and Design, Enzyme Mechanisms, biomolecular assemblies, and Macromolecular Interactions.
Graduate student in the Sukenik lab
$2.2M NIH Grant Designed to Produce Highly Trained, Diverse Ph.D. Workforce

G-RISE Interdisciplinary Biomedical Science and Technology Program

G-RISE I-BioSTeP training grant aims to prepare a diverse pool of scientists earning a Ph.D. for competitive careers in the biomedical field by training students to identify and solve pressing biological problems using quantitative interdisciplinary approaches.

We are recruiting our next full cohort of up to 12 trainees. G-RISE I-BioSTeP trainees will receive ~$25K + tuition and benefits per year for the first two years of their graduate career in addition to travel support to receive additional training or present research at professional meetings. 

Students interested in G-RISE I-BioSTeP must:


  Join us for a transformative workshop led by Professor Suzanne Sindi, focusing on the dynamics of Team Science. Discover the intricacies of...
  Join us for an enriching workshop led by Professor Victor Muñoz, dedicated to the art of Data Visualization. Learn how to transform complex...


Once a semester, G-RISE I-BioSTeP will have all-hands meetings of the current cohorts along with current mentors and members of the...
  Join Professor Andy Liwang for a workshop focused on enhancing scientific writing and communication skills. Learn to effectively convey...
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