Dates: September 10 & October 24, 2013
Go to dbbs.wustl.edu to begin your application for the following PhD programs:
Computational & Molecular Biophysics
Computational & Systems Biology
Developmental, Regenerative & Stem Cell Biology
Evolution, Ecology, and Population Biology
Human and Statistical Genetics
Molecular Cell Biology
Molecular Genetics & Genomics
Molecular Microbiology and Microbial Pathogenesis
Plant and Microbial Biosciences
Prospective students apply to the Division rather than to an individual program. Students are admitted into a specific program but may change their Program affiliation as their interests develop. Faculty members from 30+ departments across the university contribute to the admission, teaching and research training of the Division's students. Each Program has its own steering committee to provide students with personal attention, guiding them and addressing their needs during the first years of training. Steering committee members are conversant with the broad range of opportunities available to the student pursuing a graduate degree at Washington University, and they work for a precise match of interest, aptitude, Program and course of study.
Remember: DBBS does not have an application fee.
The application is a web based on-line document. There are a series of tabs that an applicant clicks to complete each section. Once signed in, our online system will generate a password and send it to the email address that is listed. The applicant will have an option to change the password. The first step is to list the names and professional email addresses of three (minimum) recommenders. After this information is submitted access to the full application is then granted. The application may be saved and returned to at any time before the application deadline of December 1st. We have a rolling admission process and as the space fills up it can become more competitive - especially in a year where the pool of applicants is strong. Thus, it is to your benefit to apply and interview early. Paper applications will not be accepted.
The application consists of:
Three letters of recommendation
GRE and TOEFL (if applicable) test scores
Listing of science course work
Three essays and a 10 word research description
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