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.”

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).