Charting Your Course II, Part 2, Track B: Applying to PhD Programs (for HMS Master's students)


Friday, October 11, 2019, 4:30pm to 6:30pm


Modell 100A, 210 Longwood Avenue

Applying to PhD Programs: Preparing Competitive Applications for Life Sciences Doctoral Programs and What to Expect from Doctoral Training

WORKSHOP. 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Jason Heustis (Program in Graduate Education)

Davie Van Vactor (Professor of Cell Biology)

Presentation on finding and assessing prospective schools, the components of a typical application (and their relative importance), crafting an effective personal statement and an effective CV, what to expect from doctoral training, career options for PhD holders and recent outcomes data for life sciences PhD holders.


PANEL + RECEPTION, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM


Grace Gill (HILS)

Chris Harvey (Neuroscience)

Davie Van Vactor (BBS)

Registration Closed