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Current Students

Welcome to the Graduate Program in Life Sciences' Current Student Resources page!

From information about health and counseling to Graduate School policies and career development, this is your one-stop-shop for easy access to GPILS and campus-wide services. We have gathered some of the most helpful links and resources from our University's website for easy reference.

If you need further assistance, please reach out to your program's Academic Services Specialist and they'll be able to assist you or point you in the right direction.


Campus Services

Career Development

Graduation Information

Student Tutor Form for Core Course

Title IX

Request More Information

How To Apply

Office of Diversity, Equity, and Belonging

Office of International Services

Dissertation Defenses

Erin Wildermuth - Molecular Medicine - Friday, April 12

Patricia Erickson - Epidemiology and Human Genetics - Friday, April 12

Bing Guo - Epidemiology and Human Genetics - Monday, April 15

Soad Elziny - Neuroscience - Thursday, April 18

Nandini Raghuraman - Epidemiology and Human Genetics - Thursday, April 18

Makenzy Mull - Molecular Medicine - Thursday, April 18

Kaila Noland - Molecular Medicine - Thursday, April 18

Led by Jessica A. Mong, PhD

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Assistant Dean for Graduate & Postdoctoral Scholars
Professor, Department of Pharmacology
685 West Baltimore St, HSF I 580-I
Baltimore, MD 21201

Student Spotlight

Meet Kanwal Mahmood Hameed

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Kanwal was recognized with the 2023 Graduate Translational Research Award for her discovery of exploiting serine metabolism for the treatment of acute myeloid leukemia.

Kanwal is a fifth-year Molecular Medicine student in Dr. Ashkan Emadi's lab and plans to work in the biopharmaceutical industry when she graduates, hopefully later this year.

Learn more about Kanwal's achievements in The Elm.