This page includes a few helpful documents for incoming first year students:
- Belly of the BEAST 2018 is a comprehensive, student-made welcome packet for incoming Ph.D. students in the UC Berkeley-UCSF Graduate Program in Bioengineering.
- BEAST first year checklist (2015) reminds you the important items to meet all academic deadlines, stay successful, and have some fun during your first year!
- Student Life Orientation Slides (2016) is an intro guide of student life in Bay Area.
- Program Requirements Orientation Slides (2016) is the presentation given that goes over requirements for the BioE program.
- Presentation on finding the right lab by Prof. Steve Conolly shows perspectives of what to look for in a dissertation lab.
- Core faculty spreadsheet with quick lab descriptions (last updated Spring 2017 courtesy of Chris Mathy)
- Sample rotations spreadsheet (last updated Summer 2018)
- First Year Review (2018) is a presentation given by BEAST Co-Presidents to Cohort 2017. It covers what is expected in second year and beyond.