The Department of Chemical and Systems Biology admits Ph.D. students through the Stanford Biosciences Program, which spans the Schools of Medicine and Humanities & Sciences. All applicants are required to use Stanford’s online application. The Stanford Biosciences website also provides information on specific training programs and the admissions process.

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General Admissions Information

The Stanford Biosciences Admissions Office, not the Department of Chemical and Systems Biology, processes applications for the Ph.D. program. All materials should be uploaded electronically to the online application. If you are selected for an interview, please arrange to have official transcripts mailed directly to the Biosciences Admission Office:

Biosciences Admissions Office
Stanford University
1265 Welch Road, MSOB X100
Stanford, CA 94305-5421

Certified electronic transcripts or other official electronic application materials should be sent to

Elizabeth Kay

Student Services Manager

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