PREP Scholars take several courses during their training.
Year One Requirements
In the first year, each trainee will complete the Sackler School Responsible Conduct of Research course (Applied Ethics for Scientists) and the Basic Skills for Scientists, a course offered in six modules:
- Creating short written and oral presentations
- Reading the primary scientific literature
- Poster Presentation
- Data analysis
- Preparing a research proposal
- Preparing a short platform talk on your research project
By the time you complete PREP, you will have taken at least one graduate course. Examples of courses taken by trainees include:
- Graduate Biochemistry
- Introduction to Immunology
- Cell Biology
Health Science Campus
The Health Sciences Campus is home to Sackler, the Schools of Medicine, Dental Medicine, Nutrition, Tufts Medical Center and several research institutes.
Center for Neuroscience Research
The CNR provides state-of-the-art approaches to contemporary problems in neuroscience.
Studying in Boston
The many academic institutions in Boston create a student-centered atmosphere.
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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