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Stephen Gould, Ph.D.
Co-Director, Graduate Program in Biological Chemistry
Professor, Department of Biological Chemistry
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
725 North Wolfe Street
Physiology 409
Baltimore, MD 21205-2185
(410) 955-3424
Email: sgould@jhmi.edu

Natasha Zachara, Ph.D.
Co-Director, Graduate Program in Biological Chemistry
Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Chemistry
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
725 North Wolfe Street
WBSB 408
Baltimore, MD 21205-2185
410-955-7049
Email: nzachara@jhmi.edu

 

Requirements for Admission

January 10, 2015 is the deadline for the receipt of ALL application materials for acceptance into the program.
We will begin accepting applications on September 1, 2014.

* Application with Personal Statement
* Application Fee
* Undergraduate Transcripts
* Three Letters of Recommendation
* GRE Percentile Scores for General Exam
* A complete curriculum vitae
* While a subject exam is not required, A GRE Biochemistry subject exam is strongly encouraged.

A file will not be reviewed until all application materials have been received.

A bachelor's degree from a qualified college or university is required. Applicants are expected to have taken the following courses: biology, inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry, physical chemistry, physics, and calculus. Cell biology and biochemistry are recommended.

Applicants should take the Graduate Record Examination General Test by October for scores to be received by the January application deadline. Scores should be reported in percentile form on the application from the General Test as well as a Subject Test (OPTIONAL) in biology, biochemistry, chemistry, or physics.

Financial Aid

Each student is provided a stipend, health insurance, and tuition throughout their years in the program. The program covers these benefits during the student's first year; in subsequent years the research advisor is responsible.

How to apply

January 10, 2015 is the deadline for the receipt of ALL application materials for acceptance into the Biological Chemistry program.

We will begin accepting applications on September 1, 2014.

Applicants should specify the number code 5316 for reporting their GRE scores.

All of the application materials including letters of recommendation and transcripts should be sent together in one package to the central admissions office,

Attention: Ms. Anita Cunningham
Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
Office of Graduate Student Affairs
1830 E. Monument Street, Suite 2-107
Baltimore, MD 21287

Failure to send a complete package will result in a significant delay in the application review process.

Inquiries Regarding Admissions

Darlene Sutton
725 North Wolfe St
Physiology 608
Baltimore, MD 21205
Telephone: 410-955-3086
Email: dsutton5@jhmi.edu



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All Johns Hopkins University graduate students who begin on or after July 1, 2007 will be subject to criminal background investigations. Generally, all offers of admission to School of Medicine degree programs will be conditioned on satisfactory criminal background investigations.


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