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Prospective Students

To Apply

Students may apply for either track using the following application forms: 

- Applied Sciences track (2 applications):
  1. TTU Graduate School or call (806)742-2787.
  2. Center for Biotechnology and Genomics (Online Graduate Application).

Students are only accepted in the fall and NOT in the spring semester. The deadline for fall enrollment each year for international students is March 1st.

- Bio-Medical track: Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Health Sciences Center or call (800) 528-5391. 

- For further information about the Applied Sciences track, please contact J.N Tripathy at or call (806)742-3722 x229; OR Professor David Knaff at or call (806)742-0288. For the Bio-Medical track, please contact Professor Jon Weidanz at or call (325) 676-7948. 


Past internships include assignments at the following businesses.

Ambion (Life Technologies), Austin, TX
Bayer Crop Sciences, Lubbock, TX
Osteogenics, Lubbock, TX
Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Tustin, CA
Research and Testing Laboratory, LLC
ReceptorLogic, Abilene, TX
The Johns Hopkins University
USDA Plant Stress Lab, Lubbock, TX
UT Southwestern Health Sciences Center
Verenium, San Diego, CA
Viral Antigens Inc., Memphis, TN

Where Have Our Graduates Gone?

Since we began our program in 2007 our students have moved on to different professional positions in the following compaines.

Albert Einstein Medical School, NY
Ambion (LIfe Technologies), TX
Bayer Crop Science, TX
Beth Israel, MA
Bio Scientific Corp, Austin, TX
Boehringer Ingleheim, CT
Broad Institute MIT, MA
Iowa State University, IA
Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, CA
ReceptorLogic, TX
St. Jude's Children Hospital, TN
University of Southern Illinois
US Air Force
UT Southwestern Health Sciences Center
Viral Antigens, TN
Whitehead Institute, MA