Santa Barbara Advanced School of QBio - Summer Course Application


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Application Deadline: March 10, 2018

This interdisciplinary course is open to postdocs and advanced graduate students with Physical, Mathematical, Life Science, or Engineering backgrounds. Prior experience in the subject of the course is not necessary, but demonstrated scholastic excellence and research experience will be preferred.

Applicants must provide a single file consisting of a "personal statement" cover letter explaining (1) why they are interested in the course and how they expect to benefit from it and (2) their preparation for the course, their CV, and list of publications.

Each application must be supported by two letters of recommendation uploaded at One letter must be from the applicant's research supervisor. Admission letters will be sent by April 5, 2019.

Course Description

Accommodations and Fees

  • There is no tuition or lab fee.
  • Students will be provided with lodging and a 14-meal plan in UCSB dining halls. Lodging will be in the Santa Ynez student apartments on the UCSB campus. Each apartment has two bedrooms, each with two bunk beds, one full and one half bathroom, a kitchen, and a living room. Single-occupancy bedrooms are available for a $750 supplement. 

*A limited number of travel grants will be available for cases of demonstrated need.

For questions or information contact "qbioschool at".

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