PhD programs within VCU School of Medicine
List of programs and useful information
How to apply
Biomedical Sciences Doctoral Portal (BSDP) at VCU
The Biomedical Sciences Doctoral Portal (BSDP) at VCU is as an entry point for students interested in doctoral training leading to careers in academic research, biotechnology, scientific policy-making, higher education, and many other areas. The BSDP oversees admissions for and recruits students into six Ph.D. programs within the School of Medicine. Five of these programs are departmentally based (Biochemistry, Human Genetics, Microbiology and Immunology, Pharmacology and Toxicology, and Physiology and Biophysics) and one program (Neuroscience) is interdepartmental.https://medschool.vcu.edu/education/bsdp/
How to choose a good scientific problem
Serendipity in Science
How to choose a mentor
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Help is available; and it is okay to ask for and get help
There are many resources available at VCU, I would like to highlight a few below.
VCU Resources (click for extensive list of resources)
- VCU Advocacy Services: How to Help: Yourself and Others
- University Counseling Services
- University Student Health Services
- VCU: The Wellness Resource Center
F Grant Resources
Information coming soon.
Safe Zone at VCU
VCU Center for Health Disparities (COHD) Research Training Programs
Postbaccalaureate research program
Graduate research program
Postdoctoral Research Program