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The Graduate School of Biomedical Science and Engineering, founded in 2006, is a unique collaborative graduate program comprising the five institutions which represent the biomedical research community within the state of Maine, with four private partnering institutions: The Jackson Laboratory, MDI Biological Laboratory, Maine Medical Center Research Institute, and the University of New England.

The program currently has 75 students, 71 alumni, and 195 faculty. It is the largest STEM Ph.D. program in Maine.

The GSBSE received a five-year $1.07 million NIH Institutional Research Training Grant (T32), titled “Transdisciplinary predoctoral training in biomedical science and engineering” in 2019. The predoctoral trainees of this program will be well-positioned to make fundamental discoveries and breakthroughs leading to significant advancements in human health and well-being.

GSBSE is providing the biomedical workforce of the future, supplying industry and academia in Maine and beyond with highly trained graduates. The graduates of the GSBSE programs go on to have successful careers in industry and academia, with 42% staying in Maine.


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