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Fall 2018 Application Deadline December 1, 2018

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How to apply to Cornell's Field of Biophysics?
    General information about who should apply and how to obtain an application form.

    Applications from Students with Disabilities
  • Graduate Study Courses
    What types of courses are offered, and what are the course requirements?
    A detailed description of the interdisciplinary and highly individualized plan of study in Cornell's Field of Biophysics can be found in the Biophysics Handbook.
  • Research Facilities
    What special research opportunities does Cornell offer?
    At Cornell, biophysics students use the most sophisticated research facilities devoted to X-ray crystallography, optical, laser and nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy and computation. A brief description of our unique constellation of research facilities, and links to facility Web pages.  
  • Research Interests of the Faculty
    Who might I have common interests with, and how can I contact them?
    A list of Biophysics faculty and links to their own Web pages.
  • Biophysics Seminar Series
    How do Cornell biophysicists keep current in their field?
    Weekly seminars show-case the recent research of visiting scientists, who also meet with students for a "Meet the Speaker" pizza lunch.  Schedule for current Cornell Biophysics Colloquia, supported by the Program in Biophysics, including a list of invited speakers and their presentation titles.

Biophysics is one of several Graduate Fields in the life sciences at Cornell. For an overview of graduate education in the life sciences see:

Related websites:

The Biophysical Society

Links to Biophysics sites around the world

The Field of Biophysics is committed to ensuring equal opportunities in an inclusive and supportive work environment. The Field actively encourages and solicits applications from highly qualified and diverse applicants of any race, ethnicity, religion, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity.


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