PhD students in our department join through PhD programs in the “Harvard Integrated Life Sciences” (HILS) consortium. We’ve included the most common programs below. You can see a full list of HILS programs here.
bbs Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Chembio Chemical Biology
Immunology Immunology                                                                         
virology Virology
md-phd MD-PhD programs
Our PhD students are also eligible to join secondary concentrations that provide close communities with additional opportunities for scientific training, career and professional development, mentorship, and friendships. We’ve included a few popular programs below. You can see a full list here.
GPiB Harvard Graduate Program in Bacteriology
IDC\ Harvard Infectious Diseases Consortium
IHUB Harvard Therapeutics Graduate Program
Leder Leder Human Biology and Translational Medicine Program
We encourage applicants from all backgrounds and identities. To learn more about application resources, fee waivers, affinity groups, and other supports for Harvard PhD students, please visit this page.