Carnegie Mellon University

The Carnegie Mellon Experience

Carnegie Mellon University comprises a dynamic academic research community where innovation and interdisciplinary collaboration have been traditions for nearly a century.

Consistently ranked one of the nation's top private research institutions, Carnegie Mellon University's internationally recognized programs within its undergraduate colleges and graduate schools encompass the areas of science, engineering, technology, management, liberal arts, and fine arts. The Department of Biological Sciences is based in the Mellon College of Science, which also houses the Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics departments.


Organizations & Enrichment

The Sciences Teaching Club

The goals of the teaching club are to enhance the skills of graduate students in preparing for a future career involving teaching, learn pedagogy through workshops and seminars, encourage students to seek out teaching experience, and provide members with documentation of teaching experience upon completion of Eberly Center training and seminars.

Student-invited Seminar Series

The Student Invited Seminar Series is funded by Howard Hughes grants for the graduate students in the Department of Biological Sciences at Carnegie Mellon University. Graduate students are encouraged to nominate scientists they would like to network, meet and learn from.

The Student Invited Speaker Seminars are open to the public and the graduate students strongly encourage all who are interested to attend. The invited speakers are often distinguished experts in their respective fields and are currently pursuing pertinent and ground breaking research.

Fellowships and Scholarships Office

Graduate Student Assembly (GSA)

Sigma Xi Honorary Research Society

University-wide Graduate Student Programs