Professor Neal Devaraj, 2018 Blavatnik N

Professor Neal Devaraj, 2018 Blavatnik National Chemistry Laureate – Recognized for transformative work on the synthesis of artificial cells and breakthroughs in bioconjugation chemistry.


McNair Program- Apply Now!

The UCSD McNair Program is now recruiting outstanding juniors and seniors for research training and other preparation for graduate studies.

The program annually runs from November through 8 weeks of the summer, and gives students the opportunity to do research in the academic field of their choosing.

To be eligible, students must be U.S. citizens or Permanent Residents and should have a cumulative GPA of least a 2.9 and must be either (1) a first-generation college student qualifying as “low income” by Federal Standards or (2) a member of an ethnic group underrepresented in American universities (African American, Native American, Alaskan Native, Chicano/Latino or Pacific Islander).

Applications are due on October 24th for the 2018-2019 McNair cohort, and are submitted online.  The application requires a letter of recommendation by a faculty member and a statement of purpose (among other requirements).

To apply, students should go online to, click on “McNair Program,” and follow the instructions provided there.

Applications are online at our web site:

Job Posting- Lab Tech- Bar-Peled Lab at Harvard Medical School

The Bar-Peled Lab of Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center at Harvard Medical School is accepting applications for a Research Technician position. The laboratory studies the cellular response to altered metabolic states in multiple cancer models. Specific studies relate to discovering druggable vulnerabilities in genetically defined cancers and elucidating the mechanisms of reactive oxygen species in cancer growth using cutting edge chemical proteomic technologies. More about our research can be found at: or

Please send a cover letter, your CV and a list of three references to Dr. Liron Bar-Peled at

Dr. Bar-Peled seeks exceptionally motivated candidates who enjoy conducting research and involving themselves in the dynamic environment of the laboratory.  She or he will have the opportunity to become fully involved with all the steps of research being completed in our laboratory, often working directly with Dr. Bar-Peled, which will lead to numerous publications. Investigators in our laboratory will present at regular laboratory meetings and will be encouraged to attend talks conducted by scientists visiting the Harvard Medical School campus.  The experience gained in the lab will be very helpful for pursuing a career as a researcher or physician. Exceptional technicians may have a further opportunity to engage in their own primary research project. Salary is competitive with other institutions and affords comfortable living in the Boston/Cambridge/Charlestown area.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Prepares basic solutions and performs base-level procedures as assigned (i.e. – pipetting, cell and tissue culture, etc.)
  • Prepares proteomic samples
  • Conducts mammalian tissue culture experiments
  • Conducts molecular biology experiments (cloning, western blotting, etc..)
  • Maintains laboratory notebook
  • Understands and applies basic scientific techniques
  • Conducts analysis of results
  • Sets up and prepares routine experiments as directed
  • Prepares lab reagents, chemicals, instruments and equipment
  • Preforms independent literature searches
  • Assists with organizing materials for publication or presentation
  • Maintains and orders supplies

Job Requirements:

College degree with a preference in biology, molecular biology, chemistry, or biochemistry is preferred. Candidates with a strong computational background are also encouraged to apply. 1-3 years of research experience is required. The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, organized, and able to work independently

Break from the #ordinary! Join our #PhD

Break from the #ordinary! Join our #PhD Program in #Chemistry and #Biochemistry at #UCSanDiego! To apply: Deadline: December 13. @UCSDPhySci @ucsdgraddiv @ACSUndergrad #discovery #vision #innovation

“Marye Anne Fox, Ph.D., the seventh cha

“Marye Anne Fox, Ph.D., the seventh chancellor of UC San Diego and the first woman to be appointed as permanent chancellor, led the university during an historic era of extraordinary campus growth and unprecedented financial challenges.” –

NC State University- Master of Microbial Biotechnology

Prospective Student Flyer.png

UC Davis Forensic Science Grad Program

UC Davis Forensic Science Brochure 2018_Page_1.png