PhD Program

PhD Program

Our PhD program is designed to provide students with didactic and laboratory skills to support careers in drug discovery and translational research.

Students select their coursework from offerings at nearby universities (SUNY ESF, SUNY Upstate, Syracuse, Clarkson University) and laboratory work is completed at Ichor.

For the dissertation, a thesis committee is comprised of local faculty and Ichor staff.

Students receive...

Tuition Waiver

All students receive tuition waivers paid for by Ichor.

Research Stipend

All students receive a monthly stipend commensurate with NIH ITRA level.


All students receive robust didactic and laboratory training in diverse disciplines.

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