Read the latest news and stories from the St. Jude Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. St. Jude Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences welcomes second class Faculty and staff welcomed 13 new PhD students with a convocation ceremony and reception. View images from the event and find out more about the graduate school. Why a famous children's hospital started a graduate school Learn about the St. Jude Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences in this Q&A with dean Stephen White, D.Phil, including some words of advice for first-year PhD students. Early riser: 7 ways to start your biomedical career well before graduate school Learn seven competitive strategies for graduate school admission from PhD student Mackenzie Bloom. Graduate school: 5 strategies for first-year success A PhD student shares key advice for first-year students: sharpen your analytical skills, unchain your curiosity, reframe failure, embrace opportunity—and don’t do it alone. From Student to Scientist: The St. Jude Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Receiving dedicated advising and mentorship by world-class biomedical researchers has inspired the inaugural class of the graduate school to become more than just students.