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Structural and Computational Biology and Molecular Biophysics

Houston, Texas

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Structural and Computational Biology & Molecular Biophysics
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Admissions

We require that applicants have a bachelor's degree (or the equivalent) in a relevant area of science. The application deadline is Jan. 1. To apply, you will need to provide the following:

  • A completed application form
  • A personal statement that tells us about your research experience and career goals
  • Official transcripts from each college or university that you have attended
  • At least three letters of recommendation. Letters should be from people who are familiar with your scholastic qualifications and/or your research abilities; if you have had prior research experience, at least one letter should be from a research supervisor
  • Official GRE scores (not more than three years old) - the General test (Verbal, Quantitative and Analytical Writing) is required - the Subject test is not required but we strongly encourage you to take it
  • Foreign applicants who have attended a non-English-speaking university must also submit a TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) examination score (no more than two years old)

Notice of Non-Discriminatory Policy as to Students

Baylor College of Medicine admits students of any race, sex, sexual orientation, color, national ethnic origin, disability or age to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, color, national or ethnic origin, disability or age, in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other school-administered programs.

Services for Students with Disabilities

Baylor College of Medicine students with medically documented permanent or temporary disabilities who need special services are advised to contact a senior associate dean in the Office of Student Affairs as early as possible. Appropriate documentation will be required of any student requesting special consideration during examinations, performance of course work, laboratories, or clinical duties.

BCM's goal is to provide access to needed resources, for students with disabilities so these students are given every opportunity to do their best work. A disability is understood to be any impairment which substantially limits an individual in one or more major life activity (e.g. walking, seeing, hearing, learning). If requested, a dean will collaborate with other administrators and faculty on adaptations needed for courses and examinations.

For more information, please visit the Office of Student Affairs website.

Please send supporting documentation not submitted online to:

Baylor College of Medicine
Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
One Baylor Plaza, BCM215
Houston, TX 77030

Questions? Feel free to contact us at: scb@bcm.edu or 713-798-5197.

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