Upcoming Events:

Title: “How to get Rec Letters and How to Present your Research”
Date: Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Time: 11:20-12:20
Guest Speaker: Presenter TBD
Zoom Linkhttps://rutgers.zoom.us/j/8597996748?pwd=bGRXdUxnKzE4NW1TMXp3VG5aVHgxZz09

Title: “Writing Personal Statements for PhD program and Summer Research Experiences”
Date: Wednesday, November 18, 2020
Time: 11:20-12:20
Guest SpeakerKate Hacker PhD, current postdoctoral fellow at the University of Pennsylvania and former MARC fellow
Zoom Linkhttps://rutgers.zoom.us/j/8597996748?pwd=bGRXdUxnKzE4NW1TMXp3VG5aVHgxZz09 


Previous Events:

Applying to PhD and MD/PhD programs

Location: CNS201
Date: Wednesday, March 4, 2020
Time: 11:20-12:20 pm
Description: PhD students from Thomas Jefferson University (Stanley Conaway- ABRCMS Ambassador and 3rd yr PhD student, Elizabeth McDuffie – former MARC Fellow and 1st yr PhD student, and Weelic Chong – 4th yr MD/PhD student) will discuss their paths to graduate school along with their current research. Come to see how they navigated the application process and how they’re thriving in graduate school. Pizza lunch will be served!

UPenn MD/PhD Information Session

Location: CNS202
Date: Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Time: 2:00-3:00 pm
Description: The RUC MARC program hosts Lawrence (Skip) Brass, MD/PhD who is a researcher at Penn and the Director of Penn’s MD/PhD program. At this session, Dr. Brass, along with his students, will discuss what doing an MD/PhD is like, how to get in, and tips for having a successful physician-scientist career. His students will also discuss how they navigated coming to college with a goal of pursuing an MD but once bitten by the “research bug”, how they pivoted toward an MD/PhD. This event is geared to Biology majors but all others are welcome to attend. Also….free pizza.