Students seeking admission must meet the requirements of the Sackler School. A strong background in cellular and molecular biology, biochemistry, and cellular neuroscience are recommended.

Please direct specific questions to: 

Administrative Coordinator, Shelley Antonio Send an e-mail

Program Director, Thomas Biederer Send an e-mail

Sackler students typically receive financial aid that includes full tuition remission, a student stipend and health insurance.

The application process is completed on-line.  Details about the application process and important deadlines for applicants can be found on the Sackler School admissions pages.

Contact Information









Thomas Biederer, PhD
Program Director

Administrative Office
Arnold 209
Phone: 617-636-3796
Fax: 617-636-2413

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.

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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