Is a PhD for Me?: A Conference for Undergrad Students with Disabilities

Conference/Symposium | April 14 | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | 245 Li Ka Shing Center

 College of Chemistry

A free all-day conference exploring opportunities
for graduate education in the biomedical sciences
with a focus on strategies for students with disabilities.

--Leading researchers and students share their
experiences navigating graduate school with a disability

--Cutting-edge research presented by
UC Berkeley faculty in the biomedical sciences

--Faculty and admissions experts give tips
on applying to Ph.D. programs at UC Berkeley
and other top research universities

--Networking lunch with scientists,
staff from the Disabled Students Program,
current grad students, and grad school admissions staff

There will be a keynote address from Dr. Bill Burkholder, Associate Director, Scientific Program Management from the Chan Zuckerberg Biohub. The conference will also include panels on "How to Navigate Graduate School with a Disability," “What I Wish I Knew about Graduate School" with Dr. Mona Minkara, and
"The Nuts and Bolts of Applying to Graduate School.”
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Space is limited; registration is required.
Click here to register before April 9.
Breakfast will start at 8:00 AM.

Individuals in need of special accommodations should
check the appropriate space on the registration form; a conference representative will follow up to discuss specifics.

Conference sponsored by: UC Berkeley's Molecular and Cell Biology Department, Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, Biophysics Program, Chemical Biology Program, and College of Chemistry Graduate Programs, as well as the California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences (QB3).

 arazavi@berkeley.edu