Program Statistics


To help applicants and others interested in the Genetics program, we provide information on the outcomes of trainees who have enrolled in our program.

The information below is based on students who matriculated into the program since 2000.

Information on the careers pursued by our alumni can be found here cap

 Completion Information for Genetics PhD Trainees Entering 2000-present
  Number Percent
Trainees Entering
Trainees Obtaining PhD
Trainees Obtaining MS
3 5.8
Trainees Obtaining Any Degree 47
Trainees Withdrawing with No Degree
5 9.6
Trainees Still Enrolled* 25
Average Years to PhD

*These individuals entered training in 2010 or thereafter and are still pursuing their training.

Contact Information









Rajendra Kumar-Singh, PhD
Program Director

Administrative Office
Stearns 514
Phone: 617-636-6836
Fax: 617-636-2990

Mammalian Genetics at JAX

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Mammalian Genetics at JAX offers unique research opportunities at The Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor, ME.

Health Science Campus

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The Health Sciences Campus is home to Sackler, the Schools of Medicine, Dental Medicine, Nutrition, Tufts Medical Center and several research institutes.

Apply to the Sackler School


The priority application deadlines are as follows:

December 1: Basic Science Division PhD Programs

February 15: Building Diversity in Biomedical Sciences

March 31: Post-Baccalaureate Research Program

May 1: Clinical & Translational Science, MS in Pharmacology & Drug Development

June 15: Online Certificate in Fundamentals of Clinical Care Research