Earning a PhD is a daunting task and it is imperative that you have a strong support system. We have dedicated staff and resources to keep you on a path to success.
The Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics Graduate Office is led by Prof. Michael Polymenis, Associate Head of the Graduate Program, and comprises three committees: Advisory, Admissions, and Outreach & Recruiting. The graduate office provides support for all BCBP graduate students. All questions about program protocols should be directed to the Graduate Office.
Graduate Program Head
Graduate Program Team
The Advisory Committee is a standing committee of 4 BCBP faculty members that will guide pre-candidacy students in rotation selections, choice of elective coursework and journal club, and formation of a thesis committee.
Staff Academic Advisor
As leaders in their fields, our faculty are well-suited to guide you in your research endeavors. Your research advisor will support you in scientific, professional, and academic pursuits.
Thesis Committees, comprised of 4 faculty members, bring a diverse range of scientific expertise, giving you well-rounded scientific and career advice. In addition, they help cultivate a healthy and professional relationship between you and your research advisor.