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BSD makes GRE optional

08/08/2018

Joining the ranks of more than 60 institutions and graduate programmes across the United States, the Biological Sciences Division has cut a standard test from its graduate admissions requirements. The decision aims to boost the likelihood of admission for minority and female applicants by levelling the playing field.

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Lindsey Montefiori, et. al, A promoter interaction map for cardioascular disease genetics eLife, July 10, 2018

07/17/2018

Lindsey Montefiori, et al., A promoter interaction map for cardioascular disease genetics eLife, July 10, 2018

BSD's Quantitative Biology Bootcamp awarded NSF funding

09/18/2017

UChicago Biosciences' distinctive Quantitative Biology Bootcamp at MBL, now in its third year, has been awarded funding through the National Science Foundation (NSF). The award is part of the NSF's Innovations in Graduate Education (IGE) program. IN 2017, IGE funded ten projects that "pilot, test and validate" new methods in graduate education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).