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PhD Program in Biology at Georgetown University

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Academic Level:
Graduate Students (Masters)
Graduate Students (PhD)

The Department of Biology provides graduate students with an introduction to graduate-level biology across diverse fields of biology including ecology/evolution/behavior, development/neurobiology, genetics, global health, and molecular/cellular biology. Students will receive expert guidance in research, training in becoming effective communicators in science and a foundation in teaching pedagogy.

Some of our graduates will become academics, whereas others will find careers in government, private industry, public policy, or elsewhere. Your ability to communicate both ideas and research results clearly and convincingly is key to your success no matter what career you enter.

We foster interactions between graduate students and faculty as well as within the community of graduate students themselves.

Students accepted in our doctoral program are normally guaranteed five years of support consisting of a competitive stipend and a full tuition waiver. Students are also provided with health insurance and use of the Yates athletic facility. The majority of students have received support for their full tenure in our program from national and university fellowships, university teaching fellowships, research grants, and other sources. Exceptionally qualified applicants are nominated by the Biology Department's Committee of Graduate Students and Studies for competitive appointments as Georgetown University Fellows. Competitive awards for conference attendance are also provided.
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Georgetown University (Lead)

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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Cellular Biology
Ecology & Evolution
Environmental Sciences
Genetics & Genomics
Medical Sciences
Molecular Biology

Medical Biology

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