Frequently Asked Questions
to apply to Cornell's Field of Biophysics?
General information about who should
apply and how to obtain an application form.
Applications from Students with Disabilities
What types of courses are offered, and what are the course requirements?
A detailed description of the interdisciplinary
and highly individualized plan of study in Cornell's Field of Biophysics
can be found in the Biophysics Handbook.
What special research opportunities does Cornell offer?
At Cornell, biophysics students use the
most sophisticated research facilities devoted to X-ray crystallography,
optical, laser and nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy and
computation. A brief description of our unique constellation of research
facilities, and links to facility Web pages.
Interests of the Faculty
Who might I have common interests with, and how can I contact them?
A list of Biophysics faculty and links
to their own Web pages.
How do Cornell biophysicists keep current in their field?
Weekly seminars show-case the recent
research of visiting scientists, who also meet with students for a "Meet
the Speaker" pizza lunch. Schedule for current Cornell Biophysics
Colloquia, supported by the Program in Biophysics, including a
list of invited speakers and their presentation titles.
Biophysics is one of several Graduate Fields in the life sciences at Cornell. For an overview of graduate education in the life sciences see: http://gradeducation.lifesciences.cornell.edu/.
The Biophysical Society
Links to Biophysics sites around the
The Field of Biophysics is committed to ensuring equal opportunities in an inclusive and supportive work environment. The Field actively encourages and solicits applications from highly qualified and diverse applicants of any race, ethnicity, religion, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity.