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Cornell University

Development Economics and International Development doctoral programs at Cornell University

Cornell University awarded 105 Doctoral degree in research/scholarship, 3 Doctoral degree in professional practice and 0 Doctoral degree in other fields in year 2022. Viewed broadly, research by students in GGD seeks to uncover the fundamental genetic, biochemical, developmental, and cell biological principles that govern life. Such research utilizes state-of-the-art tools in genetics, genomics, biochemistry, proteomics, cell biology, computational biology, imaging, nanobiotechnology and a variety of in vivo methods to characterize the mechanisms regulating a wide range of biological phenomena. Our graduate students are enthusiastic researchers who are instrumental in the research being done in the Field. They form a tight-knit community that supports and mentors their colleagues. The GGD program includes lecture and laboratory courses, teaching experience, and front-line research with access to the latest technology and equipment. Grant writing and presenting scientific research to a variety of audiences, as well as classroom teaching, are also emphasized. Scientific knowledge acquired and the range of skills developed during their graduate program allow our graduates to choose from a wide variety of careers. All Graduate School Requirements, including the TOEFL IELTS Exam for Non-Native English Applicants. Master a foundational knowledge of genetics and development. Free Memberships for Cornell Graduate Students and Postdocs.