The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

The Center of Excellence in STEM Education

Resources for Graduate School

Considering graduate school? The Center of Excellence in STEM Education is committed to student and faculty professional development and growth. Visit the websites below to gather more information about graduate school. These programs are dedicated to helping you with questions regarding graduate school preparation and advice. Be sure to visit the remaining sites under the tab "Student Resources" to learn of other activities and our "Events Calendar" for upcoming workshops.

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Resources for Graduate School | Graduate School Preparation Workshops

Resources for Graduate School

Program Discipline
Tomorrow's Professor STEM
Science Graduate Programs from AAAS STEM
AMS Graduate School Resources Math
Pathways to Science Math
GRE Test Information STEM
XSEDE Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment Computational Science / CS
Early Career Profile Network Math
Empowering Leadership Alliance Webinars STEM

Training Grants

Program Type Deadline
Biodefense Training Program Predoc April 29
Health of Older Minorities Postdoc See Website
Interdisciplinary Women’s Reproductive Health Fellowship Postdoc See Website
McLaughlin Fellowships in Infection and Immunity Predoc/Postdoc See Website
Molecular Mechanisms for Environmental Injury Predoc/Postdoc See Website
Neural and Pharmacological Mechanisms of Abused Drugs Predoc/Postdoc See Website
Postdoctoral Training in Trauma and Burns Predoc/Postdoc See Website
Sealy Center for Vaccine Development Fellowships Predoc September 8
Surgical Research Training in Gastrointestinal Disease Postdoc See Website

Graduate School Preparation Workshops

Program Discipline Deadline
Focus 2017 STEM December
Field of Dreams Conference Mathematics Early Fall

The Post-Baccalaureate Research Education Program

University Department Director
University of Alabama at Birmingham Jeffrey A. Engler, Ph.D.
Arizona State University Brenda Hogue, Ph.D.
University of California, Santa Cruz Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology William Sullivan, Ph.D.
Yale University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Michelle D. Nearon, Ph.D.
University of Georgia Julie M. Moore, Ph.D.
University of Chicago Department of Pediatrics Nancy Schwartz, Ph.D.
Indiana University School of Medicine Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology David B. Burr, Ph.D., FAAA
University of Kansas, Lawrence Department of Molecular Biosciences James Orr, Ph.D.
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Department of Cell Biology Katherine L. Wilson, Ph.D.
University of Maryland School of Medicine Department of Microbiology and Immunology Eduardo Davila, Ph.D
Harvard University Sheila M. Thomas, Ph.D.
Tufts University Department of Pathology Henry H. Wortis, Ph.D.
University of Massachusetts Amherst Department of Biology Sandra L. Petersen, Ph.D.
University of Michigan Medical School Department of Cell and Developmental Biology Kate F. Barald, Ph.D.
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine Jim Maher, Ph.D.
University of Missouri, Columbia Department of Biological Sciences John D. David, Ph.D.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine Myles Akabas, M.D., Ph.D.
Mount Sinai School of Medicine Department of Pharmacology and Biological Chemistry Terry A. Krulwich, Ph.D.
Wake Forest University Health Sciences Debra I. Diz, Ph.D.
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Associate Dean for Graduate Education Jeanette Cook, Ph.D.
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine Office of Graduate Education Paul N. MacDonald, Ph.D.
Ohio State University Integrated Biomedical Science Graduate Program Virginia Sanders, Ph.D.
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine Office of Research Training Programs Arnaldo Diaz, Ph.D.
University of South Carolina Department of Biological Sciences Bert E. Ely, Ph.D.
Medical University of South Carolina Laura M. Kasman, Ph.D.
Baylor College of Medicine One Baylor Plaza Gayle R. Slaughter, Ph.D.
Virginia Commonwealth University Joyce A. Lloyd, Ph.D.
University of Washington Gabriele Varani, Ph.D.

Preparing for a Career in Academia

Program Discipline Deadline
NextProf 2014 Workshop Engineering See Website