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Here you will find a collection of updates regarding information sessions available to CBS students.

Preparing for Graduate School in the Biological Sciences Workshop

Start your preparation for graduate school in the biological sciences this fall! Learn about the qualities of a strong graduate school applicant and hear advice on how to strengthen your application materials. Any CBS student interested in a Master’s Degree or Ph.D in the life sciences is encouraged to attend!

Express Résumé Drop Ins and Career Fair Tips - September 18

Need someone to take a quick look at your résumé? The CBS Career Team invites you to stop by their 15 minute express résumé review drop-ins. They can quickly review your résumé and give feedback and tips for navigating any upcoming career fairs you may be attending! Registration is not required.

Event details

  • Monday, September 18
  • 1 p.m. -3 p.m.
  • MCB 3-104N

Takeaways for students

2017 Life Science Graduate School Fair

Connect with admission and faculty representatives from U of M and other graduate programs from across the country at the 2017 Life Science Graduate School Fair Friday, September 22!  Explore masters and Ph.D. programs in the biological sciences, biostatistics, epidemiology, pharmaceutical science and related programs.

Biomed Virtual Grad School Fair

Students are invited to meet Bomedical Sciences Graduate Schools & Program representatives from through a live virtual fair on October 3.

More information on registration and participating organizations can be found here

Fatty acid metabolism in breast and prostate cancer – more than de novo lipogenesis

The department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics invites you to attend a seminar with Dr. Andrew Hoy from the University of Sydney Physiology, School of Medical Sciences Sydney, Australia on Friday, July 28, 2017. Dr. Hoy will present on fatty acid metabolism in breast and prostate cancer – more than de novo lipogenesis. Disability accommodations will be provided upon request. Please call the Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology & Biophysics, Minneapolis. 612-625-6100.

Event details

Realizing the Future: Genome Engineering 2017 Conference

The Genome Writers Guild invites you to attend the Realizing the Future: Genome Engineering 2017 conference  July 13-15 at McNamara Alumni Center. Attendees can go to sessions led by numerous scientists in the genome editing field, attend poster sessions and hear from plenary speaker David Brin during the course of the conference. CBS faculty members Eric Hendrickson and Dan Voytas are among the program's speakers. 

2017 Bollum Symposium

Bollum Symposium

19th Annual Bollum Symposium | Versatile Functions of RNA in Biology and Disease

1-5 p.m. on Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Mayo Auditorium, Minneapolis Campus

No Registration Necessary

Sponsored by: Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Biophysics, The Frederick James Bollum Endowed Research Fund for Biochemistry