Outstanding contributions to science are a product of curiosity, passion, determination and the right environment.
The program of study leading to the PhD degree emphasizes a broad approach to the fundamental principles of genetics, development and molecular biology combined with extensive research training. The program is designed to permit close interaction between graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty, while also encouraging full participation in the larger community of biological scientists at Yale.
One of our goals is to improve the environment for scientific growth and professional development of post-docs within the Department, which in turn contribute substantially to the main pillars of a balanced adult life.
We came to realize that as Junior PIs we embark on a new adventure of leading our own labs lacking fundamental training in, for instance, lab management and mentoring of our lab members.