Prospective Graduate Students

We welcome applicants to our program students with outstanding undergraduate records in the biological, chemical, or physical sciences. We seek students able to approach a challenging, research oriented graduate program leading to careers in academic, private, and public service in the biological sciences. We wish to attract those who will demonstrate leadership, creativity, and commitment in the vigorous pursuit of new scientific knowledge.

Campus and Department- An introduction to the UC Berkeley campus and the Molecular & Cell Biology department.

Ph.D. Program Information- An overview of our Ph.D. program including courses, laboratory rotations, teaching and qualifying examinations.

Admissions and Recruitment- Information about applying to the program including links to the online application

Alumni - Information about career paths of our Alumni

Diversity Resources - Information about diversity resources at UC Berkeley (see also: MCB Diversity)

Frequently Asked Questions - Answers to the most common questions prospective students ask

Why MCB? - View many reasons why you should apply to the MCB graduate program

Student Perspectives - Read what current students think about the graduate program

Student Publications - View selected recent publications by MCB students

Seminars, Colloquia, and Symposia - Description of the extensive and varied seminars and events

Contact the Graduate Affairs Office if the resources above do not address your questions.