Matriculating students can look forward to joining a creative and supportive community of graduate students and faculty and a challenging program which will prepare them to be independent thinkers and researchers. Students in our program receive funding for the duration of their program (typically 5-6 years), contingent upon continued satisfactory performance; this funding includes tuition, individual health insurance as well as a stipend.

Our faculty members are first rate scientists passionate about research and training of future scientists.  Our graduate students are enthusiastic researchers who are instrumental in the research being done in the Field. They form a tight-knit community that supports and mentors their colleagues.