Re: vmd-l: Fwd: Inviting applications for a new PhD program in Quantitative Biosciences at Georgia Tech

From: Sourav Ray (
Date: Wed Sep 09 2015 - 22:51:54 CDT

Provide a link with a list of last year batch so that people can get an
idea with which universities and countries you have tie-up with. Moreover,
what is the application fees?

On Thu, Sep 10, 2015 at 4:45 AM, JC Gumbart <> wrote:

> There was a flyer attached, but since I doubt it would come through
> anyway, it can also be found here:
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> Dear Colleagues,
> We are actively recruiting strong undergraduates from the physical
> sciences, biological sciences, mathematics, engineering and computing to
> join an interdisciplinary Ph.D. program in Quantitative Biosciences (QBioS)
> at Georgia Tech. Applications are welcome by December 15, 2015 for
> entrance in August 2016:
> The QBioS Ph.D. at Georgia Tech was established in 2015 by an
> interdisciplinary group of over 40 participating program faculty from seven
> schools in the College of Sciences, including Applied Physiology, Biology,
> Chemistry and Biochemistry, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Mathematics,
> Physics and Psychology:
> The mission of QBioS at Georgia Tech is to educate students and advance
> research in quantitative biosciences, enabling the discovery of scientific
> principles underlying the dynamics, structure, and function of living
> systems. The Ph.D. training program is designed to prepare students from a
> diversity of backgrounds for fulfilling careers in academia, industry and
> government. The training program features:
> * Foundational courses in Quantitative Biosciences
> * Rotations in computational and/or experimental groups
> * Selection of thesis advisor from all program faculty
> * Rigorous and personalized quantitative training
> * Five-year program of study from entrance to defense
> Please forward this email and pdf attachment to undergraduate students at
> your institution. Interested students should apply via the links here:
> Students are encouraged to email us at for
> more information, as well as consult the FAQs for information on courses,
> research, and applications materials:
> Thank you for your consideration.
> Sincerely,
> Joshua Weitz
> Associate Professor of Biology
> Courtesy Associate Professor, School of Physics
> Director, Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Quantitative Biosciences
> Georgia Institute of Technology
> Atlanta, GA, USA
> Web:
> Twitter: @QBioS_GT
> on behalf of the QBioS graduate committee
> Young-Hui Chang, Associate Professor of Applied Physiology
> Jennifer Curtis, Associate Professor of Physics
> James Gumbart, Assistant Professor of Physics
> Christine Heitsch, Associate Professor of Mathematics
> Taka Ito, Associate Professor of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
> Patrick McGrath, Assistant Professor of Biology
> Christine Payne, Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry
> Soojin Yi, Professor of Biology

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