St. Jude Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

The St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences is for independent students who thrive in an interactive, challenging and creative research and educational environment.

Apply: www.stjude.org/graduate-school. Located in the heart of one of the world’s premier children’s research hospitals, the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences offers a unique PhD program for students seeking a collaborative, translational research culture. Designed to allow graduation in five years, the graduate school offers a focused training experience

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Timeline Photos 09/16/2021

Congratulations to grad student Ana Vazquez-Pagan for being named one of Memphis Inno's 2021 "Inno Under 25," which honors some of the brightest young entrepreneurs, tech innovators and rising leaders in the area. http://ow.ly/y2H250GatAt #WomenInScience | St. Jude Children's Research Hospital - Science and Medicine

Congratulations to grad student Ana Vazquez-Pagan for being named one of Memphis Inno's 2021 "Inno Under 25," which honors some of the brightest young entrepreneurs, tech innovators and rising leaders in the area. http://ow.ly/y2H250GatAt #WomenInScience | St. Jude Children's Research Hospital - Science and Medicine

Timeline Photos 08/20/2021

Meet our first-year Master’s in Clinical Investigations students.
Our new program provides health professionals with the opportunity to expand their ability to design and conduct clinical trials while working in a pediatric research setting with renowned St. Jude faculty and staff.
http://ow.ly/CzVc50FSMt5 #StJudeGradSchool #gradschool
#gradschoollife #StJudeResearch #HigherEducation #Memphis

Meet our first-year Master’s in Clinical Investigations students.
Our new program provides health professionals with the opportunity to expand their ability to design and conduct clinical trials while working in a pediatric research setting with renowned St. Jude faculty and staff.
http://ow.ly/CzVc50FSMt5 #StJudeGradSchool #gradschool
#gradschoollife #StJudeResearch #HigherEducation #Memphis

Timeline Photos 07/21/2021

A huge welcome to our fifth cohort of PhD #gradstudents. The adventure begins! #gradschoollife

A huge welcome to our fifth cohort of PhD #gradstudents. The adventure begins! #gradschoollife

Dr. Stacey Schultz-Cherry named Associate Dean of Students at St. Jude Graduate School 07/12/2021

Dr. Stacey Schultz-Cherry named Associate Dean of Students at St. Jude Graduate School

Congratulations to virologist Stacey Schultz-Cherry, PhD, of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital - Science and Medicine Infectious Diseases, recently named to also serve as associate dean of students at the St. Jude Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. http://ow.ly/juW350FusOm #GradSchool

Dr. Stacey Schultz-Cherry named Associate Dean of Students at St. Jude Graduate School Stacey Schultz-Cherry, Associate Dean of Students, St. Jude Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Timeline Photos 06/29/2021

Our grad students participated in Memphis Pride Fest events throughout June supporting the LGBTQ+ Memphis community. Happy #PrideMonth!

Our grad students participated in Memphis Pride Fest events throughout June supporting the LGBTQ+ Memphis community. Happy #PrideMonth!

Timeline Photos 05/26/2021

Congratulations to grad student Greg Phelps on his successful quals presentation "Tofacitinib Analogs as Oxacillin Potentiators in MRSA." Greg works in the Chemical Biology & Therapeutics lab of @RichardLeeLab. #GradSchoolLife

Congratulations to grad student Greg Phelps on his successful quals presentation "Tofacitinib Analogs as Oxacillin Potentiators in MRSA." Greg works in the Chemical Biology & Therapeutics lab of @RichardLeeLab. #GradSchoolLife

Timeline Photos 05/26/2021

Introducing Global Child Heath MSc Cohort 3 students: Hamoud (Yemen), Jiaoyang (China), Caetano (Brazil), Mae (Philippines), Wendy (Dominican Republic), Doreen (Kenya), Yuliya (Ukraine), Rafie (Pakistan), Abideen (Nigeria) and Arturo (Peru). Welcome to St. Jude! #GlobalHealth

Introducing Global Child Heath MSc Cohort 3 students: Hamoud (Yemen), Jiaoyang (China), Caetano (Brazil), Mae (Philippines), Wendy (Dominican Republic), Doreen (Kenya), Yuliya (Ukraine), Rafie (Pakistan), Abideen (Nigeria) and Arturo (Peru). Welcome to St. Jude! #GlobalHealth

Timeline Photos 05/06/2021

Congratulations to PhD candidate Ana Vazquez-Pagan on her acceptance into the Yale Ciencia Academy! Ana is one of 16 URM doctoral students across the US to be selected for the program. Ana works in the Infectious Diseases lab of Stacey Schultz-Cherry, PhD. @CienciaPR #PhD #graduatestudent

Congratulations to PhD candidate Ana Vazquez-Pagan on her acceptance into the Yale Ciencia Academy! Ana is one of 16 URM doctoral students across the US to be selected for the program. Ana works in the Infectious Diseases lab of Stacey Schultz-Cherry, PhD. @CienciaPR #PhD #graduatestudent

Timeline Photos 04/24/2021

Congrats to grad student Mac Williamson on his great work-in-progress presentation “Gpr182-mediated Ca2+ mobilization as a requirement for hematopoietic stem cell specification." He works in the Hematology lab of Wilson Clements, PhD. #gradschool #PhDCandidate

Congrats to grad student Mac Williamson on his great work-in-progress presentation “Gpr182-mediated Ca2+ mobilization as a requirement for hematopoietic stem cell specification." He works in the Hematology lab of Wilson Clements, PhD. #gradschool #PhDCandidate

Timeline Photos 04/23/2021

Congratulations to grad student Caroline Gilmore on her magnificent work-in-progress presentation "Visualizing telomere maintenance mechanisms in neuroblastoma." Gilmore works in the Developmental Neurobiology lab of Michael Dyer, PhD. #gradschool #PhDCandidate

Congratulations to grad student Caroline Gilmore on her magnificent work-in-progress presentation "Visualizing telomere maintenance mechanisms in neuroblastoma." Gilmore works in the Developmental Neurobiology lab of Michael Dyer, PhD. #gradschool #PhDCandidate

Timeline Photos 04/22/2021

Congratulations to grad student Benjamin Wilander on his fabulous work-in-progress presentation "Investigating the novel role of DRAK2 in T cell activation and function." Wilander works in the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital - Science and Medicine lab of Maureen McGargill, PhD. #gradschool #PhDCandidate

Congratulations to grad student Benjamin Wilander on his fabulous work-in-progress presentation "Investigating the novel role of DRAK2 in T cell activation and function." Wilander works in the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital - Science and Medicine lab of Maureen McGargill, PhD. #gradschool #PhDCandidate

Timeline Photos 04/22/2021

Congratulations to grad student Benjamin Wilander on his fabulous work-in-progress presentation "Investigating the novel role of DRAK2 in T cell activation and function." Wilander works in the Immunology lab of Maureen McGargill, PhD. #gradschool #PhDCandidate

Congratulations to grad student Benjamin Wilander on his fabulous work-in-progress presentation "Investigating the novel role of DRAK2 in T cell activation and function." Wilander works in the Immunology lab of Maureen McGargill, PhD. #gradschool #PhDCandidate

Timeline Photos 04/22/2021

From rural Arkansas to a White House task force, St. Jude Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Board of Trustees chair James E. K. Hildreth, MD, PhD, comes full circle in Memphis. http://ow.ly/sIeI50Eu98m | St. Jude Children's Research Hospital - Science and Medicine

From rural Arkansas to a White House task force, St. Jude Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Board of Trustees chair James E. K. Hildreth, MD, PhD, comes full circle in Memphis. http://ow.ly/sIeI50Eu98m | St. Jude Children's Research Hospital - Science and Medicine

Caitlin Zebley of St. Jude receives NCCN Foundation Young Investigator Award 04/19/2021

Caitlin Zebley of St. Jude receives NCCN Foundation Young Investigator Award

Our former grad student Caitlin Zebley, MD, PhD, now a junior faculty member with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital - Science and Medicine, has been awarded a Young Investigator Award from the National Comprehensive Cancer Network. The award includes funding for her proposal, “Epigenetic Reprogramming of CAR T-Cell Therapy.” http://ow.ly/W0lD50Esdly #WomenInSTEM

Caitlin Zebley of St. Jude receives NCCN Foundation Young Investigator Award Caitlin Zebley, M.D., Ph.D., a junior faculty member with St. Jude, has received a Young Investigator Award from the National Comprehensive Cancer Network.

Photos from St. Jude Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences's post 04/16/2021

Introducing our PhD Cohort 5: Grace, Joe, Hannah B, Abby, Jake, Alissa, JaQuel, Sanya, Erienne, Kiera, Adriana, Sam, Lauren, Hannah S, Matthew and Kendall. We look forward to welcoming you to St. Jude in July! #gradschool #PhD

Timeline Photos 04/14/2021

Grad student Bradley Stevens ran into St. Jude Children's Research Hospital - Science and Medicine therapy dogs Huckleberry and Puggle today. Everyone needs a good dog hug before heading back to the lab. #WednesdayMotivation #GradSchoolLife

Grad student Bradley Stevens ran into St. Jude Children's Research Hospital - Science and Medicine therapy dogs Huckleberry and Puggle today. Everyone needs a good dog hug before heading back to the lab. #WednesdayMotivation #GradSchoolLife

Timeline Photos 04/12/2021

Chat with Dr. Racquel Collins about our Biomedical Sciences PhD and MD/PhD pathway during the annual NCUR meeting today through Wednesday, April 14th! #NCUR2021 #phd #graduate

Chat with Dr. Racquel Collins about our Biomedical Sciences PhD and MD/PhD pathway during the annual NCUR meeting today through Wednesday, April 14th! #NCUR2021 #phd #graduate

Timeline Photos 03/25/2021

Cheers to #womeninscience, no matter where they are on their career journey—grad student, postdoc or full faculty. Our students feel there’s no limit to what they can accomplish as women. #WHM #WomenInSTEM

Cheers to #womeninscience, no matter where they are on their career journey—grad student, postdoc or full faculty. Our students feel there’s no limit to what they can accomplish as women. #WHM #WomenInSTEM

Timeline Photos 03/25/2021

Kudos to second-year grad student Sarah Moore on her Work in Progress lecture on evaluating murine GRP78 CAR T cells in an AML immunocompetent model. Sarah works in the Bone Marrow Transplantation & Cellular Therapy lab of Paulina Velasquez, MD. #GradSchoolLife

Kudos to second-year grad student Sarah Moore on her Work in Progress lecture on evaluating murine GRP78 CAR T cells in an AML immunocompetent model. Sarah works in the Bone Marrow Transplantation & Cellular Therapy lab of Paulina Velasquez, MD. #GradSchoolLife

03/03/2021

Kudos to grad student Elizabeth Wickman on her Work-In-Progress presentation on developing novel CAR T cells for solid tumor therapy research. #GradSchoolLife #PhD

Learn about the grad school: www.stjude.org/graduate-school

Kudos to grad student Elizabeth Wickman on her Work-In-Progress presentation on developing novel CAR T cells for solid tumor therapy research. #GradSchoolLife #PhD

Learn about the grad school: www.stjude.org/graduate-school

Timeline Photos 02/25/2021

Congratulations to grad student Ana Vazquez-Pagan on her work-in-progress presentation "Legacy of Obesity and Influenza Vaccine Efficacy." Vazquez-Pagan works in the Infectious Diseases lab of Stacey Schultz-Cherry, PhD. #gradschool #PhDCandidate

Congratulations to grad student Ana Vazquez-Pagan on her work-in-progress presentation "Legacy of Obesity and Influenza Vaccine Efficacy." Vazquez-Pagan works in the Infectious Diseases lab of Stacey Schultz-Cherry, PhD. #gradschool #PhDCandidate

01/19/2021

Grad student Jessica Gaevert is ready to present her Graduate Student Work-in-Progress lecture on “Characterization of the Cross-Reactive T Cell Repertoire in the Context of Heterologous IAV Infection." She works in the Immunology lab of Paul Thomas, PhD. #gradschoollife

Grad student Jessica Gaevert is ready to present her Graduate Student Work-in-Progress lecture on “Characterization of the Cross-Reactive T Cell Repertoire in the Context of Heterologous IAV Infection." She works in the Immunology lab of Paul Thomas, PhD. #gradschoollife

01/13/2021

Congratulations to grad student Maria Smith on passing her quals! Her thesis: “Regulation of interferon responses by the β6 integrin subunit at the respiratory epithelium.” 👏 #gradschoollife

Congratulations to grad student Maria Smith on passing her quals! Her thesis: “Regulation of interferon responses by the β6 integrin subunit at the respiratory epithelium.” 👏 #gradschoollife

Timeline Photos 01/05/2021

Grad student Rebecca Gee getting prepped to present her Work-In-Progress on investigating regulation of PXR protein levels by E3 ubiquitin ligases. Gee works in the Chemical Biology & Therapeutics lab of Taosheng Chen, PhD. 👏 #gradschoollife

Grad student Rebecca Gee getting prepped to present her Work-In-Progress on investigating regulation of PXR protein levels by E3 ubiquitin ligases. Gee works in the Chemical Biology & Therapeutics lab of Taosheng Chen, PhD. 👏 #gradschoollife

12/05/2020

Thank you to everyone who applied for our next biomedical sciences grad school cohort. Our team will be looking at the applications over the next few weeks. We applaud your excitement and interest in pursuing a translational research career. #GradSchoolLife

12/04/2020

Liliana Vasquez, MD, pediatric oncologist and global child health student, is helping Peru adopt universal coverage for early cancer diagnosis and treatment for children. http://ow.ly/lwla50CBTn9 #ChildhoodCancer

11/30/2020

Are you in the midst of your grad school application? They’re due Tuesday, Dec. 1. www.stjude.org/graduate-school
#PhD #biomedicalsciences

11/29/2020

Student Alex Hughes presents “Determining a Role for Dynorphin-producing Neurons within the Locus Coeruleus” during a recent Graduate Student Work-in-Progress Seminar. Hughes works in the Developmental Neurobiology lab of Lindsay Schwarz, PhD. #gradstudentlife

[11/26/20]   Happy Thanksgiving from the students, faculty and leadership of the St. Jude Graduate School.

11/25/2020

Are you ready to apply to grad school? We’re accepting applications from top students in biomedical fields through Tuesday, Dec. 1. www.stjude.org/graduate-school #phd

11/23/2020

During the recent Congress of the International Society of Paediatric Oncology - SIOP, two of our Global Child Health students—Venkatraman Radhakrishnan, MD, and Sanjeeva Gunasekera, MD—received Young Investigator Awards! http://ow.ly/UTgz50CodSp #globalhealth

stjude.org 11/20/2020

In the lab, St. Jude scientists identify possible COVID-19 treatment

Thirumala-Devi Kanneganti, PhD, vice chair of St. Jude Immunology and grad school faculty member (center); and Bhesh Raj Sharma, PhD (left), and Rajendra Karki, PhD (right), both of Kanneganti's lab, contributed to research that helps increase understanding of the pathways and mechanism that drives COVID-19 inflammation so researchers can develop effective treatment strategies. http://ow.ly/pCqT50CoyFz

stjude.org Immunologists have determined the process driving life-threatening inflammation, lung damage and organ failure in patients with COVID-19, sepsis and other inflammatory disorders suggesting possible treatment using existing drugs.

11/19/2020

Considering grad school for science? Explore our biomedical sciences PhD program, and apply by Tuesday, Dec. 1. www.stjude.org/graduate-school
#PhD #GradSchool #BiomedicalSciences

11/17/2020

Join our #gradschool staff and students Thursday, Nov. 19, at 2 p.m. CT on Facebook as they answer your questions about the application process, #PhD program, MD/PhD pathway and life in Memphis. You'll be able to submit questions ahead of time. Register now. http://ow.ly/CXRz50CnbCX

11/12/2020

Join our grad school recruiters Thursday, Nov. 12, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. CT during National Association of African American Honors Programs’ Virtual Forum. www.naaahp.org/2020-conference | Naaahp #NAAAHP #gradschool

Our Story

Located in the heart of one of the world’s premier children’s research hospitals, the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences offers a unique PhD program for students seeking a collaborative, translational research culture.

Designed to allow graduation in five years, the graduate school offers a focused training experience with scientific resources. Students may select from more than 60 labs across 16 departments and work closely with internationally renowned St. Jude faculty.

Students also gain experience in the clinic to learn how treatment decisions are made. Both basic science and clinical graduate faculty teach the curriculum, which emphasizes translational research in cancer biology, infectious diseases and genetic disorders.

The program provides excellent benefits and support, including access to more than 30 state-of-the-art shared resources and core facilities at St. Jude.

In 2019, the Graduate School launched a master’s program in global child health. This two-year, distance learning program is designed to offer students a transformative education needed to enhance the treatment and care of childhood cancers and life-threatening illnesses in an evolving world.

Learn more and apply: www.stjude.org/graduate-school.

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