Welcome to the Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

The mission of our office is to provide an outstanding training environment that fosters learning and development for our biomedical scholars. Our office succeeds in this mission through the coordination and management of graduate student admissions and postdoctoral scholar appointments; by providing opportunities for professional and career development and networking; by disseminating fellowship, funding and career opportunities; administering the Responsible Conduct in Research course; promoting diversity with our departments and programs; managing scholar outcomes data; assisting in training grant submissions; and serving as a mediator in cases of misconduct, grievance, and trainee concerns.

In addition to Elizabeth O. Harrington, PhD, Associate Dean for Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, the Office is staffed by:

Tracey E. Cronin, Graduate Program Manager, (401) 863-3281

Kate Duggan, Postdoctoral Program and Data Coordinator, (401) 863-1614

Brenda Slaney, Training Grant Coordinator, (401) 863-2067. Hours: Monday - Friday from 8:30 AM- 1:30 PM 

Cheryl L. Whiteside, Financial Manager for Graduate Funding, (401) 863-1981

Weekly Update

Our office publishes a weekly electronic newsletter, the Weekly Update, targeting the Brown University BioMed graduate and postdoc community. The Weekly Update highlights:

  • campus professional development events
  • notices (conference dates, subscribed newsletters, unique off campus opportunities)
  • funding opportunities for graduate students and postdocs
  • postdoc and career job opportunities

View Current Weekly Update: Week of October 2 - Events edition

View Past Weekly Updates:
Week of September 25 - Funding edition

Week of September 18 - Events edition
Week of September 11 - Funding edition
Week of September 4 - Events edition
Week of August 28 - Funding edition
Week of August 21 - Events edition
Week of August 14 - Funding edition