Resources and Support

Biochemistry professor in class

Financial Support

All Biochemistry & Biophysics PhD students are guaranteed funding, including stipend, full tuition, and health insurance while they are completing their studies and are maintaining satisfactory progress towards their degree. Student stipend in 2023-2024 is $38,496 (as of July 1, 2023).

Leave of Absence

Sometimes it is necessary for a graduate student to request a health leave of absence, personal leave of absence, pregnancy accommodation, or parental relief. The procedures for requesting a leave can be found on the GSAS website.

Graduate Student Handbooks