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The application submission deadline is December 1, 2017, 11:59:59 Eastern Time (ET).

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Graduate Programs

The Department of Plant and Microbial Biology offers outstanding graduate programs to students interested in a Ph.D. in Plant Biology or Microbial Biology.

Ph.D. in Plant Biology
Ph.D. in Microbiology

Apply now for Fall 2018. The application submission deadline is December 1, 2017, 11:59:59 Eastern Time (ET).

Please refer to our 2018 Graduate Application Instructions when completing the online graduate application for admission.  

Rankings

UC Berkeley graduate programs consistently rank highly, and the Plant & Microbial Biology programs are among the best. For information on rankings please visit:

UC Berkeley Ranked Number One Public University
UC Berkeley Graduate Programs Among Nation's Best
UC Berkeley Ranks Among World's 'Elite Six' Universities

Additional Helpful Links

PMB Graduate Admissions Brochure
Why Berkeley?
Research Focus - Plant & Microbial Biology
Research Focus - Graduate Group in Microbiology
Plant and Microbial Biology Faculty Page
Graduate Group in Microbiology Faculty Page
Fall 2018 Graduate Application Instructions
Funding
UC Berkeley Application for Graduate Admission