Office of Biomedical Graduate Research, Education & Training (BGREAT)

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The BGREAT office serves as a resource for current and prospective graduate students in the biomedical sciences. We encourage students at all stages of their training to contact BGREAT to ask questions about the University of Minnesota, our graduate programs and our student services.

Click to read the winter 2019 Welcome Message from Associate Dean, Colin Campbell.

Colin's Office Hours (733 Mayo Bldg) - come talk with the Dean about anything.

Current Graduate Students

BGREAT services for graduate students:

  • The Office of Professional Development provides biomedical graduate students and postdoctoral fellows with resources and opportunities in career education and professional development
  • Administer the funds for the recipients of the Dean's Distinguished Graduate Fellowship, the Medical School Graduate Fellowship
  • Coordinate annual 3 Minute Thesis competition
  • Maintain the web list of graduate student resources
  • Serve as advisor for the Association of Multicultural Scientists student group
  • Serve as advisor for the local chapter of the Society for the Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS)
  • Serve on the ADGE's Graduate Student Advisory Board
  • Support the student committee that organizes the annual Graduate Student Research Recognition Day
  • You are invited to meet with Dean Campbell during his Office Hours:
    • Room 733 Mayo
    • On all Fridays EXCEPT the following: Feb 8, May 31 and shorter hours (3:45 - 5) on March 1

Prospective Graduate Students

The Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Outreach provides services for undergraduate and postbaccalaureate scholars interested in pursuing graduate training: