The Graduate Program in Biomedical Science and Translational Medicine started its first class in the Fall of 2008 and has produced 7 graduates in 2013. The Graduate Program anticipates 6 graduates during 2014. Our graduates have gone on to work as post-doctoral researchers and research associates, as well as have successfully entered medical school. Employers include Shiley Eye Center of University of California, San Diego (UCSD), Pathway Genomics (San Diego, CA), Weizman Institute (Rehovot, Israel), Capricor Therapuetics (Los Angeles, CA) and University of California, San Francisco (UCSF).
We welcome a new cohort in the Fall of 2014 of 8 students and our current retention rate stands at 87%.