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Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

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We provide the resources, opportunities, collaborative and innovative research environment, support, mentorship, and education you need to reach your full potential as a leader in biomedical science.

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Graduate School Application

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Our application for the 2021 admissions cycle is now closed. The application for the 2022-23 academic year will open on September 1, 2021. There is no application fee to apply!

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Post-Baccalaureate Certificate of Completion in Biomedical Sciences and Health Equity

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The Post-Baccalaureate Certificate of Completion in Biomedical Sciences and Health Equity is a full-time, gap-year program aimed at developing and enriching the academic knowledge base and skills of students prior to their entrance into medical & health professions schools.  Application Deadline: May 17.

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Student Voices: Grace Adeniyi-Ipdeola

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Student Voices: Shelton Boyd

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Research at BCM

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The College ranks among the top 30 academic biomedical research institutions in the world in the 2019 Nature Index.

In the Reuters listing of the World's Most Innovative Universities, Baylor ranks in the top 50.

Nature Journal ranked Baylor College of Medicine as the second-fastest growing research institution in North America based on publications in high impact journals.

The city of Houston ranks among the top 25 science cities, the top 15 cities for life sciences and the top 15 cities for corporate science in the world in the Nature Index. The College’s membership in the Texas Medical Center expands the culture of collaboration and innovation beyond Baylor. Together the institutions of the Texas Medical Center are second in the nation in funding from the National Institutes of Health.

  • More than $540 million in total funding
  • 1st in Non-NIH Federal Funding
  • 20th in NIH Funding
  • 12 Departments in Top 30 in NIH Funding
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Supporting Your Success

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While you pursue your Ph.D. we are focused on you and your training. If your vision for your future includes teaching, you may choose to gain experience as a teaching assistant. However, teaching is not a requirement, freeing you to explore interests that align with your career goals. 

From our extensive research resources, including advanced technology core labs and numerous collaborative research centers, to academic and support services, which include career development and physical and mental wellness services, we are committed to providing the resources and services you need to realize your goals.

Explore our graduate school brochure to discover the benefits of the Baylor Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.

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Texas Medical Center

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Our location in the Texas Medical Center (TMC), the largest medical complex in the world, provides a research environment like no other. Together the institutions of the TMC are second in the nation in funding from the National Institutes of Health. 

The city of Houston ranks among the top 25 science cities, the top 15 cities for life sciences and the top 15 cities for corporate science in the world in the Nature Index

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Diversity and Inclusion

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Baylor College of Medicine is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community. The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences diversity programs and the Association for Graduate Student Diversity support this commitment.

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GSBS Recruiting Events

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Want to learn more about the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Baylor? Visit us at the one the virtual events or workshops listed in the link. Meet with Graduate School faculty, staff and admissions reps!

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GSBS Help

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Need answers to questions, but don’t know where to start? GSBS Help is a valuable resource available for students or faculty! All inquiries will be answered within 24 hours!

Contact GSBS-Help@bcm.edu

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Graduate School Application

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Our free online application for the 2021 academic year is open! Our early review deadline of Dec. 1 is highly encouraged and our regular review deadline is Jan. 1. The GRE is NOT required, but optional for our Neuroscience and Quantitative & Computational Biosciences programs.

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Regulating gene regulatory regions offers a novel mechanism to control ATXN1 levels

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Read how Larissa Nitschke, doctoral candidate in the lab of Dr. Huda Zoghbi, found that reducing ATXN1 in the cerebellum improves symptoms in animal models of spinocerebellar ataxia type 1.

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Accreditation

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Baylor College of Medicine is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award masters and doctorate degrees. Questions about the accreditation of Baylor College of Medicine may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (www.sacscoc.org).

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