Watson School of Biological Sciences

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Watson School of Biological Sciences
Type Private
Established 1998
Dean Alexander Gann
Academic staff
53
Students 50
Location Cold Spring Harbor, NY, United States
Campus Suburban
Website gradschool.cshl.edu

The Watson School of Biological Sciences (WSBS) is a biological sciences graduate school at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. The school was opened in 1999 and resides on the Laboratory campus in Cold Spring Harbor, New York on Long Island.

The school offers a graduate degree (PhD) in molecular biology in an accelerated program that strives for completion within four years. The diverse student body includes about 50 percent international students.

History[edit]

The Watson School of Biological sciences was named after James Watson, co-discoverer of the structure of DNA and then president of the laboratory.

The founding dean of the school is Winship Herr, then professor at the University of Lausanne since 2004.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Winship Herr, professor, University of Lausanne (page visited on 23 September 2016).
  2. ^ "Nouria Hernandez and Winship Herr, professors, Center for Integrative Genomics, University of Lausanne, Switzerland", Nature, volume 431, 7 October 2004, page 722 (page visited on 23 September 2016).

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