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IUSM BioMedical Scientists Seminar Series Speakers Groups

The goal of the BioMedical Scientists Seminar Series Speakers Group is to offer biomedical research seminars to Indiana universities and colleges, showcase the research taking place at the Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM), and inform talented students about the Indiana University School of Medicine BioMedical Gateway (IBMG) Program as well as the other graduate degrees offered by the IUSM.

Career Development and Opportunities

Learn about career paths one would take once he or she has obtained a Ph.D. in the biomedical sciences, about career opportunities on campus, and browse many useful career guidance web sites.

Doctoral Student Timeline

Those in the IBMG Program for Ph.D. Study, the IUSM Graduate Division, and the 10 Basic Science graduate programs work hard to ensure that students stay on track throughout their doctoral career. View the typical doctoral student path.

Helpful Publications for Applicants

Several tools have been developed for aspiring doctoral students in an effort to ease the trepidation that comes along with applying to graduate school. Visit this page for the latest tools such as: Top 10 Tips on Preparing a Successful Application for a Ph.D. Program in the Biomedical Sciences; Top 10 Tips on Preparing a Successful Application for the M.D./Ph.D. Program; and Do's and Don'ts of Personal Statements and Letters of Recommendation.

McNair Students

Understanding that McNair students are well prepared and motivated for graduate studies, the IUSM hopes to recruit five qualified McNair students into full IBMG graduate program fellowships that will provide competitive stipends, health insurance, and tuition scholarships.

Supplemental Questions

The Supplemental Questions are a set of questions required as part of the application package to the IBMG Program for Ph.D. Study. Supplemental Questions help the admissions committee further consider an applicant.

Videos

The IBMG Program for Ph.D. Study is occasionally interviewed about the program. Students have also been interviewed too. View the videos currently in circulation regarding the IBMG Program for Ph.D. Study

Summer Research Opportunities

Summer research is one way for an undergraduate student to solidify his or her interest in pursuing a career in the biomedical sciences.  It is also an opportunity to explore the research taking place in the Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM) campus, and build relationships with IUSM faculty!

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Useful Links

You will find links to resources from campus services, departments, and programs (e.g., the IUPUI Graduate Office, Office of the Bursar, Preparing Future Faculty Program, etc.) to the IUPUI Student Code of Conduct.  You will also find National Resources links for science professionals.

Career Development Opportunities

View the many career development opportunities including forums on careers in industry and academia and the nationally recognized Preparing Future Faculty (PFF) program. Find career information held by medical and biological scientists as well as other resources!

Helpful Publications

Several tools have been developed for aspiring doctoral students in an effort to ease the trepidation that comes along with applying to graduate school. Visit this page for the latest tools such as: Top 10 Tips on Preparing a Successful Application and Do's and Don'ts of Personal Statements and Letters of Recommendation.

ReSEARCH Connect

A tool that creates a research profile of investigators based on their publications and NIH grants, highlighting the scientific concepts found in those sources. It includes links to publications, NIH grants, similar experts within IUSM, a listing of journals in which they have published, as well as other items related to the investigators!

IUSM Research