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Graduate School of Life Sciences

An inspiring educational experience in a unique environment

Studying at Cambridge

 

Membership

1 member appointed by the Council of the School of Clinical Medicine

Professor Ken Siddle, Institute of Metabolic Sciences

1 member appointed by the Council of the School of Biological Sciences

Professor Sir David Baulcombe, Department of Plant Sciences

1 member appointed by Faculty Board of Biology from amongst the Chairs of Department Graduate Education Committees

Professor Steve Russell, Department of Genetics

1 member appointed by Faculty Board of Biology representing University Partner Institutes in Biology

Dr Peter Evans, Babraham Institute

1 member appointed by Faculty Board of Clinical Medicine from amongst the Chairs of Department Graduate Education Committees in Clinical and Veterinary Medicine

Dr Anna Philpott, Department of Oncology

1 member appointed by Faculty Board of Clinical Medicine representing University Partner Institutes in Medicine

TBC

1 student representative from the Faculty of Biology

Mr Christian Boehm, Department of Plant Sciences

1 student representative from the Faculty of Clinical Medicine

Ms Victoria Mascetti, Department of Surgery

1 student representative from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine

Miss Abbe Crawford, Department of Veterinary Medicine

1 Postdoc representative from the Faculty of Clinical Medicine

Dr David Kent, Cambridge Institute for Medical Research

1 Postdoc representative from the Faculty of Biology

Dr Neil Rzechorzek, Department of Biochemistry

1 Postdoc representative from the University Partner Insitutions

Dr Magdalena Zarowiecki, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute

1 member appointed by the Board of Graduate Studies

Dr Robin Hiley, Department of Pharmacology

1 member appointed by the Education Committee from amongst the Graduate Tutors

Dr Howard Jones, Queens’, Department of Chemistry

Chair:

Prof Ken Siddle, Institute of Metabolic Sciences

Secretary: the GSLS Administrator

Meg Staff

In attendance: Director of Education of the School of Biological Sciences

Dr David Good, Department of Psychology

In attendance: Chair of the Degree Committee for the Faculty of Biology

Dr Geoffrey Cook, Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience

In attendance: Chair of the Degree Committee for the Faculties of Clinical Medicine and Veterinary Medicine

Dr David Sargan, Department of Veterinary Medicine

 In attendance:  Director of the Clinical Academic Training Office

Professor Edwin Chilvers, Department of Medicine

In attendance: other officers, as required

Dr Geraint Wyn Story

Dr Anne Forde

Welcome to the Graduate School of Life Sciences

We are the largest centre for research and professional training in the Life Sciences in the UK, offering a very special experience to a community of around 2000 graduate students across departments within the School of the Biological Sciences, School of Clinical Medicine and eleven University Partner Institutes in the Cambridge area.

Every year some of the world's brightest and most determined students are attracted by the opportunity to carry out research projects with renowned scientists in a vibrant, multidisciplinary environment at one of the world's most respected research-led universities.

The School co-ordinates funding opportunities within the Life Sciences for their postgraduate education, as well as ensuring students receive the highest quality supervision and training.