An Innovative PhD Program in Biology and Cancer Research

Apply by December 1 to join us in making the next basic and translational scientific breakthroughs and work with some of the most brilliant minds in science.
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A Unique Curriculum
Outstanding training that combines basic and translational research.
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A PhD Program Built to Help Propel Your Career Forward

The Cancer Biology PhD Program at GSK uses small class sizes to create a tight-knit community for students and faculty. An average ratio of 10 world-class scientists to every first-year ensures our students have resources to make meaningful contributions to human health and biomedical science during—and after—our PhD program.

GSK Dean Michael Overholtzer
At GSK, we are committed to fostering a graduate school culture of diversity and inclusion that allows our students to thrive as biomedical research scientists.
GSK Faculty
Our distinguished 130-person faculty is committed to providing the hands-on training and mentorship you need to find your way to the right lab and area of investigation.

A Unique Student Experience That Fosters Camaraderie and Collaboration

As a GSK student, you’ll be joining a community of brilliant minds and exciting programs; you’ll be building the connections that our students value about student life here.

"People say that New York City is the crossroads of the world. But the corner of 68th Street and York Avenue is truly the crossroads of science."
- GSK Student

Apply to Our Program and Join Us at the Forefront of Discovery

We look forward to reviewing your application as we conduct our search for a cohort of diverse PhD students to enter into our first-year comprehensive curriculum together.

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