Welcome to the Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Our Mission

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.

Learn more about the staff who strive to accomplish this mission every day on our Contacts page.

Popular Destinations

Where should I look if I am interested in...

Admissions Information for Prospective Graduate Students

Our prospective students page, and the Graduate School's website

Listings of Funding Opportunities

Listings for graduate student & postdoc grants & fellowships

Help Writing a Grant/Fellowship Application

Check out our resources for writing applications

Help and Support During my Time at Brown

Contact Dean Harrington or the other staff in OGPS, or visit the Graduate School's Living & Resources page (relevant to postdocs too!)

Open Postdoc Positions at Brown

See here

Help Preparing for the Job Market

Visit our Career Resources page for postdoc openings and online resources and other places to look for career planning information, as well as our Events page for upcoming career development workshops

The Responsible Conduct of Research Course Offered by OGPS

See here

Policies that Affect Me

Policies differ for graduate students and postdocs, but the IDP requirement applies to everyone

Upcoming Events at Brown & Beyond

View our Events page, or read the Weekly Update on Fridays (sign up to receive it here)!

Past Editions of the Weekly Update

Week of October 2 - Events edition
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