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Admission

The SBMS Program considers all candidates equally, regardless of state of residence, and particularly encourages applications from women, individuals with disabilities, and members of racial and/or ethnic groups currently under-represented in biomedical science.

Application Requirements: The application is completed once the application form (submitted online) and the letters of support (submitted via email) are received.

Application Form: https://docs.google.com/a/stonybrook.edu/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dE...

• Student: CV and a 2-page description of their intended translational research project and career goals. Typically, this project will amount to at least one specific aim of the student’s Ph.D. research.
• Ph.D. Mentor: NIH Biosketch and support letter (up to 1-page) describing how the proposed project will prepare the student to interface with clinicians in their research and the mentor’s commitment to the requirements of the track.
• Clinical co-Mentor: NIH Biosketch and letter describing relationship to the Ph.D. mentor and the research project and commitment to provide the student with appropriate clinical exposure. A short (up to 1-page) description of the clinical experiences intended for the student must be described. The clinical co-Mentor is encouraged to remain as a member of the student’s research advisory committee for the duration of the student’s Ph.D. research.• Letter of recommendation from the Graduate Program Director. Letter must assess student's progress in their respective program.

Application Deadline: June 10th, 2017 -   Applications will be evaluated by the end of June, and the selected students/teams finalized by June 30th. 


Applicants with an interest in Cancer Health Disparities should click here.


Please submit applications electronically to Ms Odalis Hernandez
at odalis.hernandez@stonybrook.edu (link sends e-mail).

Funding of the awarded proposals: For the 2016-2017 year, 5 proposals are expected to be funded at $15,000 each for one year. In addition to the five proposals, 1 to 3 proposals with a focus on Cancer Health Disparities will also be funded. The funds typically provide a 10% increase to the stipend of the graduate student, cover tuition and fees, and the cost of books and other training materials.