The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine: Past and Present

by Sarah Shires This past Monday, the Nobel Assembly announced the 2017 Nobel Prize winners in Physiology or Medicine. Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash, and Michael W. Young were awarded the Nobel Prize for their discoveries of mechanisms controlling circadian rhythm. These three scientists working out of Brandeis University in Boston and Rockefeller University in New … More The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine: Past and Present

What Do I Wish I Had Known?: BMS Students Look Back

If you’re thinking about applying to graduate school, starting your PhD this fall, or are in the early years of your program, this post is especially for you.   The BMS Times asked current Biomedical Sciences graduate students and recent alumni, “Looking back, what do you wish you had known coming to graduate school? What … More What Do I Wish I Had Known?: BMS Students Look Back

BMS Awards and Publications, Edition 1

Information gathered by Terry Solomon and Chelsea Painter RECENT AWARDS Hank Bradford, Jack Houston and Dana Steffen received NSF Graduate Research Fellowships Program (GRFP) awards. Shereen Ghosh, Natalie Hollingsworth, Ryan Marina, Ian Matthews, and Alison Vrbanac all received honorable mentions for their NSF GRFP applications. NSF Graduate Research Fellowships Program (GFRP): The Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GFRP) is … More BMS Awards and Publications, Edition 1

“What Can I Do With a Master’s or PhD?”

-Panel discussion held at UCSD on March 27, 2017- By Nina Gao It’s Career Development Week at UC San Diego! Yes it coincides with spring break, but most of us graduate students are still running experiments anyways…. right? One of the hosted panels focused on alternative career options beyond the traditional route of academia. Invited panelists: … More “What Can I Do With a Master’s or PhD?”

Out and About in San Diego: Events for the Science Enthusiast

By Samantha Jones I feel lucky to live in such an amazing spot. No, I’m not talking sand and surf—I’m talking science. There are few places in the country (or the world, actually) that can compete with what San Diego has to offer. From academic research and drug development to public events and science outreach … More Out and About in San Diego: Events for the Science Enthusiast

Staying Unique for Over 40 Years: Beginnings and Evolution of UCSD Biomedical Sciences

By Samantha Jones A few weeks ago, I was fortunate enough to sit down with Larry Brunton and Palmer Taylor, two Biomedical Sciences (BMS) faculty members who have been here at UCSD for decades, helping to guide and shape the program. They set the record straight on the founding of BMS, its progression over the … More Staying Unique for Over 40 Years: Beginnings and Evolution of UCSD Biomedical Sciences