Carnegie Mellon University


The program has developed extensive resources that enable our students to define and achieve their personal mission. 

Research Discipline Training

    • Individual mentoring with advisor
    • Group mentoring through Research Advisory Committee
    • Advanced level courses (small classes, flexible, individually tailored; breadth of specialized topics)
    • Joint advising possible, many labs involved in collaborative research
    • Travel Grants to attend conferences
    • Grants to fund visits to other labs, attend specialized courses, etc.
    • Seminar Series and Student-invited Seminar Series
    • Lunch Meetings with seminar speakers
    • Fellowships application support

Professional Skill Development

Career Development

Ph.D. Student Research Videos

Lydia Perkins (Bruchez Lab)


Dan Shiwarski (Puthenveedu Lab)


Beril Tutuncuoglu (Woolford Lab)


Amanda Willard (Gittis Lab)