Program Stats

During the past year, an independent survey was conducted by Carson Research Company of our program and graduates for the past 15 years. The findings reflect the training and preparedness that our program provides for our students and for their future career paths.

Our student publication record is outstanding. 93% of students have 1 or more publications and 49% have 3 or more papers.

Publications Per Student as a pie diagram

Furthermore, the importance of each student publication is evidenced in the impact factor of the research. 48% of our student publications are cited and rated highly with regard to the impact factor of their findings.

Highest Impact Factor of student publications

Graduation Rates as pie diagram

One third of our graduates have leveraged their PhDs to pursue a variety of career paths that go beyond the traditional bench science careers (e.g. postdoc, biotech, faculty).

Employment Fields as pie diagram

Below you can explore the various career fields of our graduates.

CategoryPositionCompany/Institution
Postdoctoral FellowsPostdocBoston Children's Hospital
Postdoctoral FellowsPostdocColumbia University
Postdoctoral FellowsPostdocDuke University
Postdoctoral FellowsPostdocDuke University
Postdoctoral FellowsPostdocFrederick Cancer
Postdoctoral FellowsPostdocHarvard Medical School
Postdoctoral FellowsPostdocJanellia Farm, HHMI
Postdoctoral FellowsPostdocJHMI
Postdoctoral FellowsPostdocJHMI
Postdoctoral FellowsPostdocJHMI, Neurosicence
Postdoctoral FellowsPostdocJHU
Postdoctoral FellowsPostdocJHU
Postdoctoral FellowsPostdocJHU
Postdoctoral FellowsPostdocJHU
Postdoctoral FellowsPostdocMax Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience
Postdoctoral FellowsPostdocScripps Institue
Postdoctoral FellowsPostdocStanford University
Postdoctoral FellowsPostdocUniversity of Colorado
Postdoctoral FellowsPostdocUniversity of Montana
Postdoctoral FellowsPostdocUniversity of Pennsylvania
Postdoctoral FellowsPostdocYale
Postdoctoral FellowsPostdoc
Postdoctoral FellowsPostdoc
Postdoctoral FellowsPostdocAustere Environment Consortium, Henry Jackson Fndn.
Postdoctoral FellowsPostdocBaylor University
Postdoctoral FellowsPostdocCarnegie Institution for Science
Postdoctoral FellowsPostdocCarnegie Institution for Science
Postdoctoral FellowsPostdocCDC
Postdoctoral FellowsPostdocFDA
Postdoctoral FellowsPostdocJanelia Farm, HHMI
Postdoctoral FellowsPostdocJanelia Farm, HHMI
Postdoctoral FellowsPostdocJHMI
Postdoctoral FellowsPostdocJHMI
Postdoctoral FellowsPostdocJHU
Postdoctoral FellowsPostdocLawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Postdoctoral FellowsPostdocLudwig Maximilians Universität
Postdoctoral FellowsPostdocMedical University of South Carolina
Postdoctoral FellowsPostdocMIT
Postdoctoral FellowsPostdocMIT
Postdoctoral FellowsPostdocNational Institutes of Health (NIH)
Postdoctoral FellowsPostdocNational Institutes of Health (NIH)
Postdoctoral FellowsPostdocNational Institutes of Health (NIH)
Postdoctoral FellowsPostdocNational Institutes of Health (NIH)
Postdoctoral FellowsPostdocNational Institutes of Health (NIH)
Postdoctoral FellowsPostdocNational Institutes of Health (NIH)
Postdoctoral FellowsPostdocNorthwestern University
Postdoctoral FellowsPostdocOntario Institute for Cancer Research
Postdoctoral FellowsPostdocPhiladelphia Drug Institute
Postdoctoral FellowsPostdocScripps Institute
Postdoctoral FellowsPostdocSmithsonian Institution
Postdoctoral FellowsPostdocStanford University
Postdoctoral FellowsPostdocStanford University
Postdoctoral FellowsPostdocStanford University
Postdoctoral FellowsPostdocStanford University
Postdoctoral FellowsPostdocUniversity of Chicago
Postdoctoral FellowsPostdocUniversity of Chicago
Postdoctoral FellowsPostdocUniversity of Maryland
Postdoctoral FellowsPostdocUniversity of Utah
Postdoctoral FellowsPostdocUniversity of Wisconsin
Postdoctoral FellowsPostdocUCSD
Postdoctoral FellowsPostdocUCSF
Postdoctoral FellowsPostdocUCSF
Postdoctoral FellowsPostdocUS Army Research
Postdoctoral FellowsPostdocUS Army, Aberdeen Proving Grounds
Postdoctoral FellowsPostdocUS Military HIV Research Program, Henry Jackson Fndn.
Postdoctoral FellowsPostdocWeizmann Institute
Postdoctoral FellowsPostdocYale
Postdoctoral FellowsPostdocYale
Postdoctoral FellowsPostdoc
Postdoctoral FellowsResearch FellowJHMI
Postdoctoral FellowsStaff FellowFDA
Academic/Nonprofit/GovernmentAdjunct FacultySeattle University
Academic/Nonprofit/GovernmentAssistant ProfessorIona College
Accademic/Nonprofit/GovernmentAssistant ProfesorCleveland Children's Hospital
Accademic/Nonprofit/GovernmentAssistant ProfesorEinstein
Accademic/Nonprofit/GovernmentAssistant ProfesorFlorida International University
Accademic/Nonprofit/GovernmentAssistant ProfesorHoward University
Accademic/Nonprofit/GovernmentAssistant ProfesorKennesaw State University 
Accademic/Nonprofit/GovernmentAssistant ProfesorMichigan State
Accademic/Nonprofit/GovernmentAssistant ProfesorOakwood University
Accademic/Nonprofit/GovernmentAssistant ProfesorTowson University
Accademic/Nonprofit/GovernmentAssistant ProfesorUniversity of Pennsylvania
Accademic/Nonprofit/GovernmentAssistant ProfesorUniversity of Alabama
Accademic/Nonprofit/GovernmentAssistant ProfesorUniversity of Michigan
Accademic/Nonprofit/GovernmentAssistant ProfesorUniversity of Minnesota
Academic/Nonprofit/GovernmentAssistant ProfessorUniversity of Oregon
Academic/Nonprofit/GovernmentAssistant ProfessorUniversity of South Carolina
Academic/Nonprofit/GovernmentAssistant ProfessorUniversity of South Carolina
Academic/Nonprofit/GovernmentAssistant ProfessorUniversity of Toledo Medical School
Academic/Nonprofit/GovernmentAssistant ProfessorUniversity of California, Berkeley
Academic/Nonprofit/GovernmentAssistant ProfessorUniversity of Richmond
Academic/Nonprofit/GovernmentAssistant Research ProfessorBiodesign Institute, Arizona State
Academic/Nonprofit/GovernmentAssistant Research ScientistColumbia Medical School
Academic/Nonprofit/GovernmentAssociate ProfessorAzuza Pacific University
Academic/Nonprofit/GovernmentAssociate ProfessorMcDaniel College
Academic/Nonprofit/GovernmentAssociate ProfessorMIT
Academic/Nonprofit/GovernmentAssociate ProfessorUniversity of Maryland
Academic/Nonprofit/GovernmentAssociate ProfessorUniversity of Washington
Academic/Nonprofit/GovernmentChemistUS Government
Academic/Nonprofit/GovernmentClinical Science and Study ManagerAdvanced Clinical
Academic/Nonprofit/GovernmentComputational BiologistJoint Genome Institute, Lawrence Berkeley Lab.
Academic/Nonprofit/GovernmentDirector, Career PlacementJohns Hopkins
Academic/Nonprofit/GovernmentDirector, Center Development for ResearchUniversity of New Hampshire
Academic/Nonprofit/GovernmentDirectorMilken Institute
Academic/Nonprofit/GovernmentDirector, Postbac ProgramsJHU
Academic/Nonprofit/GovernmentFaculty Richland College
Academic/Nonprofit/GovernmentFaculty Tarrant County Community College
Academic/Nonprofit/GovernmentFaculty Paradise Valley Community College
Academic/Nonprofit/GovernmentGenomics ScientistThe Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine
Academic/Nonprofit/GovernmentHealth AnalystNational Institutes of Health (NIH)
Academic/Nonprofit/GovernmentLab ManagerJHU
Academic/Nonprofit/GovernmentLab ManagerUniversity of Chicago
Academic/Nonprofit/GovernmentLab ManagerUniversity of Illinois
Academic/Nonprofit/GovernmentLab TechMIT
Academic/Nonprofit/GovernmentMedical StudentColumbia University
Academic/Nonprofit/GovernmentMedical StudentMt. Sinai Medical School
Academic/Nonprofit/GovernmentMedical StudentUniversity of Rochester
Academic/Nonprofit/GovernmentProgram ManagerGeneva Foundation
Academic/Nonprofit/GovernmentResearch AssistantJHMI
Academic/Nonprofit/GovernmentResearch AssociateBoston Children's Hospital
Academic/Nonprofit/GovernmentResearch AssociateFred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Academic/Nonprofit/GovernmentResearch AssociateJHMI
Academic/Nonprofit/GovernmentResearch AssociateSunnybrook Health Centre, Toronto
Academic/Nonprofit/GovernmentResearcherShriner's Hospital for Children
Academic/Nonprofit/GovernmentScientific Deputy to Director Leibniz Institute, Germany
Academic/Nonprofit/GovernmentScientistCarnegie Institution for Science
Academic/Nonprofit/GovernmentScientistRDT&E Program Defense, Foreensci Science Center
Academic/Nonprofit/GovernmentStaff ScientistCarnegie Institution for Science
Academic/Nonprofit/GovernmentStaff ScientistCarnegie Institution for Science
Academic/Nonprofit/GovernmentStaff ScientistFDA
Education (other)Teacher, BiologyHarker School
Education (other)TeacherHigh school, Texas
Education (other)TeacherBaltimore County Public Schools
Education (other)TeacherPark School
Education (other)InstructorJHU
Education (other)InstructorJHU
Education (other)University of Chicago
Education (other)Lecturer
Education (other)LecturerKennesaw State University
Education (other)LecturerUniversity of Illinois
Education (other)LecturerUniversity of Washington
ConsultingConsultant
ConsultingConsultantBooz, Allen, Hamilton
ConsultingConsultantBooz, Allen, Hamilton
ConsultingConsultantBoston Consulting Group
ConsultingConsultantBoston Strategic Partners
ConsultingConsultantClarion Life Sciences Healthcare
ConsultingConsultantLife Science Market Research
ConsultingAssociate ConsultantClarkson Consulting
Biotech/Pharmaceutical CareersAssoc. DirectorGenDX, Genetic Testing Co.
Biotech/Pharmaceutical CareersAssoc. Director of R&D, Tissue ApplicationsOrganovo
Biotech/Pharmaceutical CareersAssociate Tech Sales Thermo Fisher Scientific
Biotech/Pharmaceutical CareersBiomedical Life ScientistLeidos
Biotech/Pharmaceutical CareersBioprocess Sales SpecialistCorning
Biotech/Pharmaceutical CareersCarl Zeiss
Biotech/Pharmaceutical CareersGroup ManagerCarl Zeiss
Biotech/Pharmaceutical CareersChief BiologistUnited Cannabis
Biotech/Pharmaceutical CareersCompliance OfficeMillenium Pharmaceuticals
Biotech/Pharmaceutical CareersDirector of EpidemiologyContra Costa Health Services
Biotech/Pharmaceutical CareersDirector of Protein ProductionCenter for Communication of Antibodies & Biologics
Biotech/Pharmaceutical CareersGlobal Head, R&D, Rare DiseasePfizer
Biotech/Pharmaceutical CareersHead, Discovery and ScreeningNovo Nordisk (Beijing)
Biotech/Pharmaceutical CareersImmunologyPhi Therapeutics
Biotech/Pharmaceutical CareersInformation SpecialistMedical Sciences and Computing
Biotech/Pharmaceutical CareersPharmacist
Biotech/Pharmaceutical CareersResearch AssociateEli Lilly
Biotech/Pharmaceutical CareersResearch ScientistPlantVax
Biotech/Pharmaceutical CareersResearch ScientistResearch Dx
Biotech/Pharmaceutical CareersScientist Becton-Dickinson
Biotech/Pharmaceutical CareersScientist NanoString Biotechnology
Biotech/Pharmaceutical CareersScientist Regeneron
Biotech/Pharmaceutical CareersRegeneron
Biotech/Pharmaceutical CareersSenior Scientific AdvisorBioinformatics LLD
Biotech/Pharmaceutical CareersSenior ScientistAbbVie
Biotech/Pharmaceutical CareersSenior ScientistGilead Sciences
Biotech/Pharmaceutical CareersSenior ScientistGlaxo Smith Kline
Biotech/Pharmaceutical CareersSenior ScientistGlobal Science and Technology
Biotech/Pharmaceutical CareersSenior ScientistTakeda Pharmaceuticals
Biotech/Pharmaceutical CareersSenior Scientist, Vaccine DevelopmentSanaria
Biotech/Pharmaceutical CareersSenior ScientistParagon Bioservices
Biotech/Pharmaceutical CareersSenior ScientistVertex Pharmaceuticals
Biotech/Pharmaceutical CareersStaff Scientist Regeneron
Biotech/Pharmaceutical CareersVariant ScientistTempus Inc.
Law and relatedAssociate DirectorOpen Legal Services
Law and relatedHoward County Police Department
Law and relatedIntellectual Property Lawyer
Law and relatedInternational Intellectual LawyerNorton rose Fulbright
Law and relatedLaw StudentUniversity of Maryland
Law and relatedLicensing AssociateCase Western University
Law and relatedPatent LawyerGump, Elkin Strauss, Hauer Feld
Law and relatedRegulatory CounselFDA
Law and relatedTech Transfer Specialist,JHU
Law and relatedTechnical SpecialistMcCarter and English, Intellectual Property Lawyers
Other careersCEOBlack Frog Block Chain Ventures
Other careersEditorBiomed Central
Other careersFull time parentN/A
Other careersFull time parentN/A
Other careersJunior AnalystStraight Line
Other careersResearch Communications PartnerResearch Square
Other careersScience EditorCell Reports