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Prospective Students

A variety of educational opportunities are available within the section. Please contact section faculty matching your interests.


Yale College undergraduates participate in the activities of the section by completing their senior research projects under the direction of members of the faculty of the section.

Examples of undergraduate research projects:


Academic pathways available for graduate students:

Positions for graduate study are funded through individual faculty research grants as well as training grants to the section. Graduate students are typically admitted to programs in Engineering and Applied Science (Biomedical Engineering) or other related fields through the Yale Graduate School and follow a course of study that will complement their research activities within the section. Members of the section teach a number of courses that are part of these offerings, including Physical and Chemical Basis of Biosensing, Physics of Medical Imaging, and Digital Image Processing.

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Post-doctoral trainees primarily perform focused research in collaboration with their faculty advisors in the section, but can also take advantage of course offerings through the Yale Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Medicine.

Medical Students

Yale Medical students can participate in research with section faculty members by completing their Medical School theses within the section. Yale's MD/PhD program offers an opportunity for more in-depth research.