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Training Program Requirements

  • 4 interdisciplinary courses (see Course Requirements page)
  • Working lunches to enhance Biotechnology Leadership Skills
  • Quarterly update meetings with the other trainees & the BLP Director
  • Submission of at least one first-author paper before completion of the PhD
  • Responsible Conduct of Research course with a refresher course 4 years later
  • Completion of a 2-3 month industry internship (may be waived for students who have recently completed a comparable internship)

Active Participation


Trainees actively participate in the organization of site visits, seminars and symposia, and annual BLP report.

Acknowledgment of Support

  • Publications shall be compliant to NIH public access policy.
  • Articles published by trainees receiving NIH support must acknowledge the training grant: T32GM112592.
  • Articles published by trainees receiving financial support must acknowledge the Donna and Benjamin M. Rosen Bioengineering Center. 

Other Requirements as determined by participating graduate option: