Laney Graduate School Graduate Division of Biological & Biomedical Sciences
1510 Clifton Rd
Atlanta, Georgia, 30322, United States
Our graduate program offers broad training in the biomedical sciences for students interested in learning how the drugs of today work and how the novel therapeutics of tomorrow can be developed. Areas of strength for research include cancer, neuropharmacology, signal transduction, infectious disease, metabolomics, toxicology, chemical biology and drug discovery, nucleic acid and stem cell therapeutics. Over 2 decades of an NIH training grant support is evidence of the highest possible ranking by our peers.
Doctoral Degree, PhD, PhD
TJ Murphy PhD
Dept of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology
To be a successful applicant you will have had significant research experiences already. You can also clearly articulate your near and long term motivations for engaging a best-in-field research degree program, such as ours.
We can best advise you whether applying would be worthwhile if your profile has the information noted above. Competitive applicants have significant research experience and can express a strong motivation for a research career. A strong record of performance in basic science and math coursework is important. Competitive applicants will have undergraduate courses in biochemistry, molecular and cell biology, physiology and chemistry.
Our minimum GPA is 3.0 but we tend to accept students with higher GPA values.
We do not require the GRE. The TOEFL is required for applicants for whom english is a second language.